WISE WORDS FROM WILSON

Yet another of my idols

Yet another of my idols

“Humanity did not descend as angelic beings into this world. Nor are we aliens who colonized Earth. We evolved here, one among many species, across millions of years, and exist as one organic miracle linked to the others…The natural environment we treat with such unnecessary ignorance and recklessness was our cradle and nursery, our school, and remains our one and only home. To its special conditions we are intimately adapted in every one of the bodily fibers and chemical transactions that gives us life.”—E.O. Wilson.

I love the writings of entomologist E.O. Wilson, and of the wonder he has for our living Earth. His words above are most appropriate for me today, as I welcome my very first grandchild into the world. Baby Taylor is here now, in this nursery and cradle, this school, this Earth home, and I pray that she will find joy in her days here, loved by Earth and family.

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4 Responses to WISE WORDS FROM WILSON

  1. kathey says:

    CONGRATULATIONS, SUSAN!! What a wonderful event for you and your family to have a new child in your midst to love, honor and cherish. A human baby for you this time! Enjoy every day of your new adventure, Grandmother Susan.

    • Susan McElroy says:

      Thank you Kathey! We arrived at our kids house last night, and are quite thrilled! Taylor is really beautiful—I’ll post some pics soon!

  2. D.B. says:

    A giant welcome to our “newest & youngest” member of this community; baby Taylor!
    Sending all of you warm thoughts and a big smile! 🙂

    Two legs…four legs…the miricle continues!

    Hugs,
    Denise (The Northern Michigan gal!).

  3. B says:

    I’m so very happy for you and your family! Taylor will be surrounded by so much love and so many arms to hold and nuture her! She’ll also be blessed to have grandma teach her about nature’s wonders! Blessings for all! Enjoy!!!!

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