‘Though we travel the world over, to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.’ ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The scars of others should teach us caution.” ~ St. Jerome
“It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared.” ~ Vincent Price
“Loneliness is the poverty of self. Solitude is the richness of self.” ~ Mary Sarton
“We are all born of love. Love is our mother.” ~ Rumi
“Biodiversity starts in the distant past and it points toward the future.” ~ Frans Lanting
“Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.” ~ John Muir
“I can’t imagine anything more important than air, water, soil, energy, and biodiversity. These are the things that keep us alive.” ~ David Suzuki
To honor how far we’ve come with our differences in race — and indeed how far we still need to go — I am re-posting something I blogged back in 2015. If you’re new to following the blog and are seeing this in your email inbox, you will learn how we at DirtNKids feel about our place in this world.
There is only one Earth with millions of animals species upon it. We are merely one of them.