“It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” – Robert Louis Stevenson.
“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs.
“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol.
My sister’s co-worker…
A Happy Dane
He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge. Psalm 91:4