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Nature’s Heartbeat

Nature’s Heartbeat

Nature’s Heartbeat 

There’s a lesson found in the soft ripples of water

studying the shapes and contours of rocks

skipping stones

feeling sand squish through toes

the eagle’s steady gaze

the migration of pelicans

a sky of blazing light

the rustle of forest leaves

a fire’s crackle

the hum of insects

a fish’s splash

the turn of colors

the sun’s warmth

a hike in the forest.

There’s a lesson found in every moment spent outdoors
wild and free
bringing souls in tune with nature’s heartbeat.
Kimberly Knowle-Zeller is an ordained ELCA pastor, mother of two, and spouse of an ELCA pastor. She lives with her family in Cole Camp, MO. You can read more at her website, follow her work on Facebook, or sign up for her monthly newsletter.

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