there is a presence in the beating of your own heart
a primal drum calling you home
like a rain drop returning to the sea.
“They rarely saw themselves as victims. Instead, they focused on one of two great skills: creativity or the ability to connect to others.”
It is in numerous nuggets such as this that the book finds its practical applications, beyond serving as inspiration. We all find ourselves in need of inspiration at times, and studying the lives of those who have found their way through the extremes of adversity is a worthwhile and enlightening way to rediscover it. The book leaves me feeling, “If they can do it, I can too!”
Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers in a district might determine, through the intervention first of mice and then of bees, the frequency of certain flowers in that district! — Darwin