[0:55] – “… it is more important to stand for what is right, and by standing for what is right we couse our world to come in that direction, we manifest what we focus on, so the more we focus on what is wrong we shouldn’t be surprised we get more of it. This does not mean -close you eyes and pretend like the devastation of the planet is not happening, that injustce against people is not happening- but rather that as we open our eyes and our hearts to what is wrong, we are standing for and cocreating what is right, that our energy goes into what is right …”
Julia Butterfly Hill is known for climbing a 1,000 year-old redwood tree in 1997 when she was 23 years old, and remaining there without touching the ground for two years, as part of a successful effort to call worldwide attention to the destruction of California’s ancient redwoods. Since then, she has addressed the U.N., lobbied Congress, and continued to stand on the front lines of environmental and social justice issues all over the world.
She is the author of The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods and One Makes the Difference: Inspiring Actions That Change Our World.