I’m talking about a night we spend
in the same body on the same smooth stones
on the bottom of the dry river
when a storm comes.
“What we seek, at the deepest level, is inwardly to resemble, rather than physically to possess, the objects and places that touch us through their beauty.”
Because yesterday I lay fully dressed alone on my bed listening to the sweet-tempered yatter of rain I’d longed for all summer, a sound that continued for hours against the … Continue reading
. I thought I wanted to become a philosopher when I went to college. I signed up for an introductory course and found myself sitting in a large hall with … Continue reading
I came here nearly forty years ago,
broke and half broken, having chosen
the mud, the dirt road, alder pollen and
a hundred avenues of gray across the sky
to be my teachers and my muses.
Kristophe Green & Dacher Keltner: Nature Is So Good for You That Even Watching It on TV Improves Well-Being
Watching a few minutes of “Planet Earth” can lead you to feel 46 percent more awe and 31 percent more gratitude. Humans have long intuited that being in nature is … Continue reading
The abiding bond between people and trees is celebrated in this cinematic ode produced by the Spanish filmmaking company Kauri. The Big Banyan Tree is considered to be one of … Continue reading