By Jabez L. Van Cleef

conventional indigenous cultures in lots of elements of the realm have displayed a profound appreciation of the connection among human and atmosphere well-being, whatever worldwide tradition is once more attempting to rediscover lower than the label of sustainability.

A non secular source for sustainable residing, those verses list the inimitable practicality of reports and proverbs informed by way of the Igbo humans of West Africa.

If you imitate the upright,
Then you can be upright;
If you imitate the crooked,
Then you may be crooked.

The selection of sayings is predicated on lifestyles in villages, farms and forests, treating birds, bugs and animals as daily familiars. The tales supply ethical guide approximately greed, energy, and the usual human trait of being governed by means of temporary appetites.

Jabez L. Van Cleef takes foundational texts from many oral traditions and religions and creates a typical poetic layout to maintain, advertise and disseminate the values of those cultures. for additional info stopover at www.sustainyourspirit.com

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