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audio 01:20 Lofty Perch

Lofty Perch

I quietly walked out to the edge of the clearing to see what I could see and there on the top of the old dead pine was a flock of ravens resting on the lofty perch. They flew away as soon as they spotted me. I flew after them in my mind.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/20/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:18 Change Has Begun

Change Has Begun

I sat for a while on the bench at the top of the mountain and felt the change in the air. I looked out at the landscape and spotted a few trees with colored leaves. I know the change has begun.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/19/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:33 Never the Same

Never the Same

I have come to realize that nature is never the same. Something changes every second. There is always something new to discovery. I wonder how many people go through life stuck in the same old view in their minds.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/17/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:24 Very Tiny Frog

Very Tiny Frog

On a recent group hike, we had a teen with quick reflexes who was able to gently capture a very tiny frog for a brief moment. I was reminded how diverse Nature truly is.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/16/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:02 Golden Time of the Year

Golden Time of the Year

Mid-August is a golden time of the year. The evening sunlight casts a yellow warmth over the land as the goldenrod dance in the light breeze. It is a time to reflect and enjoy the harvest of the season.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/15/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:06 Leaf Shine

Leaf Shine

Fresh rain on the leaves creates a special shine, and when I see this, I know that Nature is working its magic to provide a balance of nourishment for the growing things and for our souls.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/14/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:19 A Place to Pause

A Place to Pause

There are many places to pause and reflect while walking the trails on the mountainside. Some have open views and others are spots surrounded with woods. Nature has taught me that I can pause anywhere along the trail of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/13/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:21 Still Standing

Still Standing

Every time I see the old pine, I wonder how it is still standing. It is constantly being assaulted by the weather. Still it remains. I wonder how many that wander the land are inspired by this old tree?

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/12/2016 10:00 AM