Monday thought of the week: that magical capacity

A thought:

As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud and listen unselfconsciously to the soughing of the trees.

– Valerie Andrews, A Passion for This Earth: Exploring a New Partnership of Man, Woman, and Nature (New York: HarperCollins, 1990)

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