This blog entry was contributed by Susan Hawthorne 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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Starry night above a mountain highway

The whisper of the surf caressing the shore calls to me in an ancient tongue, The grandeur of the towering oak shelters me from the storm, The majestic mountains stand like great guardians on the horizon and beckon me, The infinite stars, sparkling against a blanket of blackness,  assure me there is more, so much more…