“The earth laughs in flowers.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” (Albert Einstein)
From the Fibonacci of phlox and forget-me-nots to the extraordinary resilience of a garden-variety dandelion, many lessons can be gleaned from nature. Strong as an oak. Red as a rose. Blue as the sky. Quiet as a mouse. Noisy as an oyster.
“A noisy oyster?” you ask. Everything is possible in a metaphor.
When contemplating the nature of transformational change, it helps to think about nature itself, comparing apples to, well, apples.
A fabulous PBS Nova documentary on this: The Great Math Mystery
It changed how I perceive the world.