” Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘You
owe me. ‘ Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the
~ Hafez, Persian poet.
“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon
it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in ‘just being’. Allow
nature to teach you stillness. When you look at a tree and
perceive its stillness, you become still yourself.”
“A tree has roots in the soil yet reaches to the sky. It tells us
that in order to aspire we need to be grounded and that no matter
how high we go it is from our roots that we draw sustenance.”
~ Wangari Maathai
“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees
can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still
What lessons can the nature surrounding you teach you about life? Share in the comments.