“Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer.”
~Radhanath Swami, (1950- ) guide, community builder, activist, and author
This is an Upright Prairie Coneflower growing along a roadside in Cameron, Arizona.
“The sky and the sun are always there. It’s the clouds that come and go.”
~Rachel Joyce, British author
There are aspects to nature that bring me comfort, like knowing the sun will rise each morning regardless of anything that happens the day before. It is entirely up to me whether I choose to focus upon the clouds that occasionally appear.
“If you are driven by fear, anger or pride nature will force you to compete. If you are guided by courage, awareness, tranquility and peace nature will serve you.” ~ Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power
(Dr. Amit Ray is an Indian author, and spiritual master. He is best known for his Om meditation and integrated yoga and vipassana meditation techniques. He is author of several books on meditation and other spiritual topics.)