This image and caption was contributed by Helena Reznikoff as part of my “Into Nature” guest blog series celebrating the reissue of my book, The Ancient One. I invite you to submit your own nature inspirations for a chance to win signed copies of the new edition of The Ancient One and for your entry to be featured here on my blog!

 

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Nature inspires me with its vast complexities and artistry. Something as simple as tree bark is a true artistic masterpiece and it all makes you realize how much beauty you are continuously entrenched in.