The Life You’re Creating

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced” – Kierkegaard Science has afforded our civilization many advances we could not have made were it not for the existence of research, experimentation, classification, and hypotheses. Yet though we have become adept at creating formulas that do …

A Change Would Do Us Good

“The struggle to save the global environment is in one way much more difficult than the struggle to vanquish Hitler, for this time the war is with ourselves.  We are the enemy, just as we have only ourselves as allies.”  – Al Gore Though many continue to argue that climate …

Nature’s Divinity

“I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright So often the term “God” is associated with whichever set of religious doctrines are most prevalent. But whether you are Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, or a member of any other deity worshiping clan, it’s important to remember that …

The Language of Nature

“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.”– Jimmy Carter Though every culture has different words for describing the various elements of nature, we can all appreciate the peace that it offers us and the oneness we feel with it. Regardless …

Life Is Change

“There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.” – Stephen Covey Life around us is constantly changing. From our orbit around the sun to the shifting of the seasons, nature is in a constant state of flux. Similarly, our roles, our goals, and our relationships all mature and evolve …

Nature Calls The Shots

“The famous balance of nature is the most extraordinary of all cybernetic systems. Left to itself, it is always self-regulated.”  – Joseph Wood Krutch The constant circulation of matter and energy impels life to continue, forever flowing, forever changing, forever shifting form as we continue to dance with its rhythm. Through the …

Embrace This Moment

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”  – Buddha There is a well known axiom stating that the past is gone, the future is not yet, …

Look to Nature

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”  – Albert Einstein As industrious as we are and as much as we have grown accustomed to the machinations of modern society, the majority of us often lose touch with the natural world. Yet wisdom speaks in the wind and …