Royal Poinciana Bliss
Only gratefulness, in the form of limitless openness for surprise, lays hold of the fullness of life in hope. —David Steindl-Rast © Pamir Kiciman 2010
Because they are primeval, because they outlive us, because they are fixed,...– Kim Taplin (via bodymindandsoul)
Thoreau Was Right: Nature Hones the Mind →
A long line of the world’s thinkers — from Immanuel Kant to William James to Deepak Chopra — have recommended we take walks in nature to relieve stress and refocus our thoughts. And nature writers — from Henry David Thoreau to John Muir to Edward Abbey — have extolled the restorative benefits of nature. “Everybody,” Muir said, “needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where...
We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals....– Henry Beston (via pandacake)