Nature + Surroundings

Travels to Austria (Mountains)

I remember mountains and walks and waterfalls. Beautiful big lakes. It was the first time I’d been to Austria and I enjoyed it. From the camping...

“I’m so Glad I Live in a World Where There are Octobers” – From Anne of Green Gables

“October was a beautiful month at Green Gables, when the birches in the hollow turned as golden as sunshine and the maples behind the orchard were...

Our Blackberry Harvest

The bushes were filled with the joyful fruit we’d been talking about since November. Last night while passing them we said we’d come back tomorrow and...

What We Can Learn From Birds

One thing I like about birds is that when the day is windy, they go out and enjoy the wind. They float on the wind, take...

The Second Coming of the Trees – A Poem by Wendell Berry

The country where he lives is haunted by a ghost of an old forest. In the cleared fields where he gardens and pastures horses it stood...

What We Lost With the Invention of the Photograph

I do think we lost something profound with the invention of the photograph: The trust that God sees us and enjoys with us.  

My Collection of Autumn Discoveries – From My Diary

I was reduced to a shadow surrounded by the magnificent beauty of nature playing with sunlight

What If Life Was Meant to Be Seen?

What if Life was meant to be seen? Our only job To notice the bird in the tree Wondering why it moves so busily

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