There is a Spiritual Element to Where We Live

Check out this article in the Salisbury Independent where IPC's friend Al Todd from the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay reflects on the spiritual side of environmentalism:

What does “spiritual” mean to you?

While “spiritual” often refers to religious beliefs, it also commonly describes a variety of very personal experiences, thoughts and emotional responses to the world around us. Anyone who loves nature — religious or not — also knows the feeling of connection with the natural world that goes beyond the physical place he or she is in.

Why is it so hard for a photograph to really capture that amazing sunset, vista or waterfall? It’s because there is a linkage with nature that connects us to more than just being present. . . . Read the rest HERE.