How Do You Measure Your Prosperity?

Life in the City with a Future

I used to measure prosperity by: if I had more money in the bank after the bills were paid than before, how many friends, clothes in the closet, food in the fridge… I have to say I like all of those things and generally more is better…

squirells recreation parkbut as I’ve been in a drought for weeks in going for nature walks or seeing critters in my backyard… I wondered, what would anything else matter if all the critters disappeared from our world? 

pileated woodpecker bird yard r2We might realize what we’d miss if measured our prosperity by what nature gives us. What if tomorrow you woke up and the crazy “laugh” of the pileated woodpecker was gone?

kissing deer field

Would you miss the gentleness of the deer in a field?

song sparrow and dinner GGT

You might not miss the bugs but would you miss the birds ?

white admiral butterfly garden

Or maybe I am wrong? Would you miss the “bugs”?

Image7coyoteI saw this coyote…

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One comment on “How Do You Measure Your Prosperity?
  1. Colleen says:

    Thank for the reblog and most importantly for dedicating your site to achieving a healthy planet for all.

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