Touching Earth, finding spirit: A passage into the symbolic landscape. Betsy Perluss, E. (2006).

Betsy's article appeared in the Spring Journal. Issue 76, Part 2.

Touching Earth, Finding Spirit by schoollostborders

No yearning for an afterlife,
no looking beyond,
no belittling of death,
but only longing for what belongs to us
and serving earth, lest we remain unused.

Ranier Maria Rilke