April 22nd is Earth Day. Since 1970 Earth Day has been a day here in the U.S. used to celebrate and bring awareness to the need for preserving and protecting our wonderful planet. Our member Joyce Rouse, aka Earth Mama, has devoted herself to teaching and advocating for action against climate change and making our world a greener place. We’ll be doing two Tuneful Tuesdays this month, courtesy of Joyce, highlight two of her many songs meant to educate children about the need for sustainable practices.
We live on the Amazing earth 24-7-365.
Each day we breath her air, drink her water and enjoy her beauty. I wrote this song in a spunky style to encourage a daily mindfulness of gratitude and wonder. My hope is that listeners will adopt some new action each day to support healthy living on our One Home, Planet Earth. Let’s make Every Day another Earth Day!
EVERY DAY IS EARTH DAY by Joyce Johnson Rouse
Every day is Earth Day for everyone who cares
For eagles and aardvarks, for people and bears
Everyone’s a winner when we begin to know
That every day is Earth Day everywhere we go
Every day is Earth Day, an opportunity
To make a healthy planet for you and you and me
We can shape tomorrow by what we do today
We can build the future a cleaner wiser way
So let’s hear a cheer for the ozone layer
And one for biodiversity
Let’s say a word for the forests and rain forests
And promise to do everything we need
Every day is Earth Day, a chance to celebrate
Dancin’ on the planet, you know it’s not too late
Never stop believing it matters what you do
Every day is Earth Day, Happy Earth Day to you!
©1994 Rouse House Music, ASCAP. All rights reserved.