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Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 28, 2014

“Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature.” ― Richard Louv

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 27, 2014

“When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 24, 2014

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” – Henry David Thoreau

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 26, 2014

“It is not half so important to know as to feel.”  ― Rachel Carson

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 25, 2014

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldon Emerson

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 21, 2014

“Time in nature is not leisure time; it’s an essential investment in our children’s health.” ― Richard Louv

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 20, 2014

“The teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner.” – Wendell Berry

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 19, 2014

“In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.”  ― Rachel Carson

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 18, 2014

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.”  ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 17, 2014

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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