“The legacy of trees”…. amazing article (and video 18 minutes)

    Like humans, trees are extremely social creatures, utterly dependent on each other for their survival. And, as it is with us, communication is key. After scientists discovered pine tree roots could transfer carbon to other pine tree roots in a lab, ecology professor Suzanne Simard set out to figure out how they did…

NATURE POEMS: “Small bird on fire” by Pablo Neruda

“Small bird on fire” It was passed from one bird to another, the whole gift of the day. The day went from flute to flute, went dressed in vegetation, in flights which opened a tunnel through which the wind would pass to where birds were breaking open the dense blue air – and there, night…

POEMS: “The spirit is the bouquet of nature” by Joseph Campbell

art by Bridget Voth “The spirit is the bouquet of nature”    The divine manifestation is ubiquitous, our eyes are not open to it. Awe is what moves us forward. Live from your own center. The divine lives within you. The separateness apparent in the world is secondary. Beyond the world of opposites is an…

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FOR EARTH DAY

    Kahlil Gibran: “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair.” Wendell Berry: “The earth is what we all have in common.” Thomas Fuller: “He that plants trees loves others beside himself.” Cree Indian proverb: “Only when the last tree has died…

A quote by Walt Whitman about Nature

“After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on – have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear – what remains? Nature remains; to bring out from their torpid recesses, the affinities of a man or woman with the open air, the trees, fields, the changes of…