Family growth and spirit is what made this land what it is. Neighbor caring about neighbor, always offering a helping hand. Trust we have found in each other has drawn us all closer. We all have came from another land to form one great country. It is the combined cultures and beliefs that make us as we are.
When man first entered this part of the world it was a pristine wilderness, ruled by nature. We provided a series of interruptions creating different problems, by not applying our love to live with the love of our land. Habitats have been changed drastically leaving desolation in a number of species. We have barely scratched the surface on our repairs needed and all need to be concerned how they can make things as they were.
We are all stewards of the land destined to survive if we work at building back our land and finding newer ways to feed this earth. With constant demand carried by our growth, we need to look at all alternatives to producing food without depreciating our land so hard. When we expand our cities we need to understand the depth of hardship we are providing by taking away agricultural areas.
Go into the prairie and listen to the song being carried on the winds and waters. It has been sung for centuries, developed through man’s experiences and spiritual development. New ideas are being created and exchanged with past thoughts and feelings from the spirit. We need to step out and go to where no person has gone before working at rebuilding our wonderful prairies. What was once a pristine ocean of grasses and flowers can be reborn if we want to take the time and work on it to our fullest potentials. Once again we can listen to the songbird singing out their happiness to be part of the land again. This song blends with the rustle of leaves, entwined with the song of life, carried on a gentle prairie breeze.
Where do we stand
When society turns away
How do we respond
To our feelings
In any other way
But with love
From our hearts.