Adopt a tree, a park, a beach, or a highway, and look out for its welfare. In its honor, include in your daily prayers petitions to alleviate the sufferings of dying plants and trees, polluted waterways, and toxic lands.
- Michael Katz and Gershon Schwartz in Swimming in the Sea of Talmud give a blessing to use when seeing deformity or ugliness.
- John O'Donohue in Eternal Echoes proposes a ritual to honor elements of the natural world that hold our memories.
- Barry Lopez in About This Life demonstrates how to express reverence for your hands.
- Lama Surya Das in Awakening the Buddhist Heart explains a reverence practice of the great Indian sage Shantideva.
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