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The Sacredness of Earth by Raymond A. Foss

So much of our faith
that which is eternal
the dogma we believe
without a certain creed

Something inside
something lasting
believing in the sacredness
the preciousness of the earth

Not a given faith or religion
no, far deeper, primal
something to which we can relate
the world we walk upon
the earth from which we came

January 23, 2010
“Speaking of Faith: Whale Songs and Elephant Loves”,
a discussion with acoustic biologist and Quaker Katy Payne
January 21, 2010 program, heard 1/23/2010
Speaking of Faith
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