The Photo that Changed the World


It’s beautiful isn’t it?

Every time I look at this picture it reminds me of the beauty of our home. A beautiful planet in a back drop of nothingness.

Everything I’ve ever known, every place I’ve ever been to, everyone I’ve ever loved.

Is there.

The Blue Marble, was taken in 1972. Before, we imagined what earth looked like. Now, we saw what it actually looked like.

For the first time we saw the earth in its entirety. It awakened a global environmental consciousness. It brought to reality that we are living together on a tiny, fragile, ball of life.

This is our home, this is the only one we got.

And we have to work together to protect it.

January 30, 2020

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