Healing in Nature

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~ Rachel Carson

Arizona Cotton Rat

This cute little critter is found around grassy water areas. What’s not to love? 🐀🐀🐀🐀🐀 “A rat is neither good nor evil. It does what a rat has to do.”— Jo Nesbo

Take flight!

Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings. ~Victor Hugo ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high. ~P. V. Sindhu ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ We…

In quiet moments

In quiet moments my thoughts will often shift to those who are struggling and hurting. These souls may be next door, miles away, and around the world. Early this morning these words from Jesus came to mind from his Sermon on the Mount: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of…

The cutest hummingbird 💙

Yesterday as I was leaving the nature gardens, I saw this hummingbird. I hung out and observed him for a while and eventually he perched himself on a cactus and started preening. It was one of the cutest things I have ever seen. 💙😊 I found an article at http://www.journeynorth.org, that talks about the preening…