We return thanks to our mother, the earth,
which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams,
which supply us with water. Read more
The word “appreciation” means really seeing something for what it is- an awareness of how special, how lucky, how unique, how blessed, how big, wonderful or awesome something is. Appreciation is a recognition not based on comparison, but based on the intrinsic value, character or immensity of a thing or state itself.
Some people are born “appreciators”. These people see the world at its essence:
- the beauty of a sunset
- the fragile green of a leaf
- the boundless energy of a small child
Others must be helped to learn to see the beauty and wonder in the world. Read more