Becoming an Advocate of Sustainable Living

Here are a few easy steps to becoming an advocate for sustainable living

1)      Become informed

a.       Learn the basic concepts of sustainable living

b.      Identify your options, goals / desired outcomes

c.       Recognize that today’s social structure limits our options and what we can do practically

2)      Become connected with all of life

a.       Learn how to be more aware / conscious of your interdependence

b.      Learn ways to be in right relations – there are many

3)      Become an example

a.       Apply these concepts / principles / ethics to your own life - as best you can

b.      Work with like-minded allies

c.       Make your personal transition

4)      Become a voice

a.       Help family and friends transition to sustainable living

b.      Provide your specific experiences/information to others who express interest

c.       Pass on your knowledge.  Teach others. 

d.      Write it down.  Talk it up. 

5)      Become a leader, as you are able, in the human transition to sustainable living


"The historical mission of our times is to re-invent the human—at the species level, with critical reflection, within the community of life-systems, in a time-developmental context, by means of story and shared dream experience."Thomas Berry, "The Great Work: Our Way to the Future"