You are the seed in the earth, and as the sun shines upon you and the rain falls, your seed begins to grow, and you send your roots deep into the ground to hold you, support you, and nourish you.
This may seem weird to you.
I was heating up my car before leaving to the office, and as always, I looked across to see the trees, since it brings me to a place of serenity. At times, I get to watch a squirrel or two nibbling on food but something different caught my eye. The tree in front of me was looking right back at me.
When I went to France last Summer in August, one of the items on our itinerary was hiking in the St. Maximim forest which is near the Sainte-Baume mountains (a basilica dedicated to Mary Magdalene is there). Our task was to commune with nature on our own and share our experience with the group afterwards.