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Mother Nature, Artist Extraordinaire

Updated: Sep 1, 2019

Editor's Note: This article is intended to tweek your imagination or provide thought for meditation.

There's no doubt in my mind that God created the earth and everything on it, but I like to think that he handed over parts of it to Mother Nature who may just be, along with her sense of humor, the greatest artist and designer of them all. The colors, the intensities, the pairings of colors leave me mesmerized and have since I was a child. From the flat, muted images that Mother Nature wove into bees, butterflies, dragonflies, frogs, and bugs to hide them from hunters, to the unbelievable iridescent colors to blend them with beautiful flowers, her color palette knows no limits.

Since the beginning of time, artist, designers, architects and engineers have been using the designs and functions of these treasures on earth to create every thing from buildings to airplanes, Indeed, markings on specific insects have been used as symbols in many cultures as found in archeology throughout history.

You may fear them, but they are here for a reason, Everything on planet earth is dependent on something else in one way or another. It is this compatibility that has enabled us to survive through time. These are just a few reasons why I admire and appreciate Entomology, the study of insects.

When you think the weight of the world is on your shoulders, sit down and gaze at these incredible works of art. Some are so tiny, some are not, but all have to navigate this enormous world just the same as you. If that is not enough to help you feel better, think about the fact that earth is not the only planet in our solar system, and we don't even know what is out there beyond earth. But here you sit all worried about what is going on in your world at this very minute. Put in all in perspective. In 10 years, will it matter? In 10 weeks? In 10 hours? If you still need help, think about why you have been given this problem. What is it meant to teach you? How can you grow from getting through it?

Relax, enjoy all the beauty that surrounds you every minute of every day. Be thankful and appreciate all the wonderful things you have. Isn't that more important? Everything will be fine ...



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