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Sep 10, 2023

"Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much." --Helen Keller

5 Tips on How to Live Like a Lichen

"I. Bow down.Bring your face, your heart, your hands, your belly, down, down, close to the groundto the rock of the world, the dirt, duff, sand. Let surface meet surface, warm cheek meet cool stone. Go ahead, belly flop flat on the sidewalk. Greet what you are not. Lichens love and adhere to their surfaces, love to sink into their substrates, mineral or wood, anything that stays still. Draw close. From this horizontal perspective, everything is more. More elaborate, more complex, more articulate, more beautiful. And oh, how the small, slow, odd, humble things begin to matter differently..."

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