My Love Affair with a Planet

Jesse feet in the mud

I have to admit, I am madly in love with this planet I call home. Gaia. Earth. She takes my breath away and connecting to her feels like a warm, intimate embrace. I love to be barefoot on the Earth, skin to skin with this mother of mine, flesh of my flesh. Feeling her heartbeat, her pulse, the life flowing within her and within all who call her home.

She feels good to me. She welcomes me. She loves me. She cares for me, provides what I need to nourish myself and to live in harmony with her.

I have a relationship with her, communicate with her, and recognize her as a conscious being just as I am. Her body may look different than mine, but the same consciousness within her is within me.

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