Have you ever seen the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day off? One of my all time favorite quotes is at the end of this film when Ferris says,
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and take a look around once in awhile, you could miss it.”
Bueller wasn’t a naturalist (or a photographer), but I think his advice is the key to enjoying nature.
In our modern world of cell phones, next day shipping, and instant access to just about anything, it’s really hard sometimes to take a break and escape this “on demand” attitude.
But, to really enjoy nature and see all of its beauty, you have to look through patient eyes. You have to stop and take a look around once in awhile.
Here’s a short story to help illustrate what I mean: [Read more…] about “Stop and take a look around once in awhile”