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'Life's smallest moments matter; each moment is a moment of connection, a chance to notice and bless life.'

Life's smallest moments matter; each moment is a moment of connection, a chance to notice and bless life.My friends Scott and Betsey gave me a drum a few weeks ago. I played it as I sat with them . . . and I certainly mean the word"play" as childishly as you can imagine. I'm no more a musician than I am a nuclear physicist, but I played along with them and, well, this is what happens to me: I notice big things emerge in incredibly small moments.

Last week I wrote a column about the"advanced" world's broken connection with nature, but something was missing in my words: the connection itself. Where is it? What is it? And then, oh so quietly, I heard the drums resonate again. I wanted to get up and dance.

 

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