Relationship with Nature
All the elements in nature and all living beings are our friends and our supporters if we know how to interact with them positively and with understanding and appreciation. This is also the same with our Self-nature. If we forget to connect with ourselves, we lose touch and start feeling a little lost as we get into trouble. Like those who love gardening, taking care of flowers and plants, creating beauty, we’ve to take care of our inner Self-nature so that we might radiate creative beauty to benefit others.
I really think that gardening is a great thing to do, not only because I love trees and plants, but also because we learn to appreciate the nature of earth. If we garden selfishly only for the sake of beautifying our own garden, we might create something superficially beautiful for the world, but those tiny beings’ll experience a big catastrophe; it is like an earthquake for them. If, however, we can garden in harmony with nature, then it is so much more beautiful all round.
We see the consequence of our actions in nature, from our own gardens, to how the world is doing right now. Racing ahead, thinking of our own desires and needs is putting great pressure on nature’s resources. If we can’t respect nature, how can we respect ourselves?
There is a strong connection between how we treat nature and how we treat ourselves. As soon as you take that moment to stop and enjoy the view, you begin to care about your own life and, in turn, everyone else’s too.