- Have you read the book The Hidden Life of Trees? One often just sees other kinds of life forms around us and don’t think about their inner workings or how they experience life. Studies have been conducted to explore the kinds of relationships that trees have with one another and the results are surprising. There seems to be communication between the trees through their root systems and by the kinds of chemicals that they send into the air. Apparently, trees can nurture other trees that have been damaged by sending them nutrients through the root systems. And that if a tree in a forest is taken down it has an impact on other trees in the vicinity. So, it would appear that trees have some sense of consciousness or spirit within them...
- ("Why is it that one of the most typically 'child-like' things we do is to try and to act like an adult? Little children dress up like Mom and Dad. (My brothers and I did 'fashion shows' for our parents wearing their clothes.) Kids a little older pretend to drive the car. Older kids still play with pint-sized pots and pans, play-doctor kits and miniature tool sets...")
- ("We have become so disoriented that we confuse the distractions in our lives with the realities. What we might perceive as distractions are actually the realities. To a young person riding in a car, the beautiful scenery is a distraction to concentrating on the music. To a caring and concerned onlooker, the music is the distraction to the world. Has our focus in life become 'just getting there' instead of living it as we go along?...")