November 29, 2020– “Ahead of me is a slope of wild grasses, saturated with the coppery light of early autumn. Insects crawl into wild asters and Queen Anne’s lace, and animal trails wind through dense vegetation . forest of maple, beech, cherry and ash trees, flattens out like a gigantic tennis court or helicopter landing strip. What a few weeks earlier and for many thousands of years earlier had been a hillside in rural Northeast Pennsylvania It has been cut in half by a five-acre concrete slab. It is, in fact, the site of a new gas rig. ” Trebbe Johnson shares more in this essay on giving thanks to hurt places. (151 reads)
To take actionGive gratitude for a hurt place in your own life and landscape today.