Monday thought of the week: to flourish

A thought:

If we want children to flourish, to become truly empowered, then let us allow them to love the Earth before we ask them to save it. Perhaps this is what Thoreau had in mind when he said, “the more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think the same is true of human beings.”

– David Sobel, “Beyond Ecophobia,” Yes! (November 2, 1998)

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