Nature grounds us. Nature inspires us, surprises us. Nature breaks open our hearts and our minds. It creates awe. Nature allows us to catch a glimpse of God. Nature allows us to heal in a way nothing else can. Watching a whale breech, an otter play, a deer roam, a fox hunt. All of these allow us to be perfectly present and in the moment. They let us slip away from our everyday and become immersed in something larger than us.Read More
It’s been so easy to lose faith in humanity this past month. So much hate, anger, and fear floating around out there. Just when you think you’ve got a glimmer of hope, another story/picture/meme/news article douses it and you have to start all over again. It’s hard. It’s really hard to be a human being right now.
Yesterday, I happened upon this quote by Ghandi, “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean: if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” This was so what I needed right now: Perspective.Read More