In Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer writes: “Knowing that you love the Earth changes you, activates you to defend and protect and celebrate. But when you feel that the Earth loves you in return, that relationship transforms from a one-way street to a sacred bond.” These words land on my heart like a prayer
During the pandemic, I couldn’t find inner peace by listening to the news or tuning into social media. In fact, the more I tuned into media, the more disconnected I felt from myself and my inner knowing. So, I turned to nature to guide me, and I used my heart compass for direction.
The pandemic raised a lot of fear in me. As an acknowledgement of my fears and a way to express each one, I listed them in my journal. Here is an excerpt from my journal dated March 25, 2020: I fear not seeing or hugging my mom ever again. I fear the loss of