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Wednesday Wisdom – Zora Neale Hurston

 

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Credit: USFWS

Celebrating Black History Month with a beautiful bit of wisdom from Harlem Renaissance writer and renowned anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston and an early spring bloodroot poking its way out of darkness near the Madison Saltpeter cave in Virginia.

There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. - Rachel Carson

Wednesday Wisdom – Rachel Carson

Monday, April 14 marked 50 years since the passing of conservationist, author, activist and pioneer, Rachel Carson. Today’s Wednesday Wisdom is in her honor, with a quote from her revolutionary book “Silent Spring.”

There is something infinitely healing in the  repeated refrains of nature -  the assurance that dawn comes after night,  and spring after winter. - Rachel Carson

Original image by Brette Soucie/USFWS

 

Wednesday Wisdom – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Spring is upon us and the Earth is starting to open in beautiful colors around the northeast. It’s a great time for the joy in this quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson!

Original image by Kathy Whittemore/USFWS

Original image by Kathy Whittemore/USFWS