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Q4 2021 GreenFriends North America Newsletter
Welcome to the Q4 2021 GreenFriends newsletter!

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This edition includes another excerpt from Amma’s Man and Nature, how the Amma Shop is making efforts to reduce the use of plastic, a description of devotees in Western North Carolina combine seva with sadhana on an organic farm, a challenge to use less water, repair strategies for how to reuse household items and an update on the progress of the Embracing the Trees tree planting initiative..

The time of the recent winter solstice has us looking inside and the new year is upon us. It is time for looking inward with our minds and having compassion in our hearts. Amma says:

Even the longest journey starts with the first small step. Let each of us welcome the new year by starting to make small changes in our life. If each of us can do this– who knows– it may mark the beginning of a new age altogether. Let us surrender it to the Paramatman and move forward together with one mind towards a single goal. Amma wishes all her children a very happy new year.

GreenFriends strives to communicate the importance of treating Nature with respect and gratitude. We invite each of you Green Friends to share your ideas and experiences with your own gardening efforts as well as experiences with nature.

Please send your stories, comments and feedback to info@greenfriendsna.org

Amma's Teachings on Man and Nature

Amma's Teachings on Man and Nature
Another excerpt from the Booklet 'Man and Nature'.

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Amma Shop - Adventures in Reducing Plastic
Planting the Seeds of Amma’s Teachings Through Sustainable Gardening
Innovations in packaging to reduce the footprint of Amma Shop products.

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Our Little Bit of Heaven on Earth

Our Little Bit of Heaven on Earth
Inspired devotees in western North Carolina share their fusion of sadhana and seva on their wondrous organic farm.

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The Water Bucket Challenge

Interview with George
Could you meet your daily needs with one bucket of water? The challenge asks that you complete as many of your household tasks as possible in one day using a single bucket of water!

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Repair and Reuse

Repair and Reuse
Stop! Don't throw that broken cup away, You can fix it! There are numerous repair strategies for household items, to reuse rather than replace.

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Embracing the Trees Progress Report

Tree mosaic
Embracing the Trees is underway, in regional groups all over North America! Here is an update on the latest with Embracing the Trees.

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