All-Pervasive Silence

“If you walk into a forest — you hear all kinds of subtle sounds — but underneath there is an all-pervasive silence.”

  • Eckhart Tolle

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Experiencing Eternity

“The universe is full of radiant suggestion . . . over and over in the butterfly we see the idea of transcendence. In the forest we see not the inert but the aspiring. In water that departs forever and forever returns, we experience eternity.”

  • Mary Oliver

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Finding Clarity

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.”

  • John Muir

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There Are Always Results

“The death of the forest is the end of our life.”

  • Dorothy Stang

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To Whom Are We Listening?

“Once there was a woodsman who hung up his axe for good after he heard the trees whispering and realized he wasn’t the only one with a story to tell.”

  • Gabriel Andreas, StoryPeople

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Whom Do We Choose to Lead?

“The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe. For the axe was clever and convinced the trees that because his hand was wood, he was one of them.”

  • West Asian Fable

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What Is Life?

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.”

  • Chief Crowfoot

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The Harshest of Winters Does Not Last

“Such a marvel, the tenacity of the buds to surge with life every spring, to greet the lengthening days and warming weather with exuberance, no matter what hardships were brought by winter.”

  • Suzanne Simard

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The Wisdom of Wendell Berry

In the dark of the moon

In the dead of winter,

In flying snow,

The world in danger,

Families dying, 

War spreading.

I walk the rocky hillsides

throwing clover.

  • Wendell Berry

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What Gives Warmth

“A heartfelt smile gives warmth enough for three winters.”

  • Mongolian Proverb

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