"Now all you can do is wait. It must be hard for you, but there is a right time for everything. Like the ebb and flow of tides. No one can do anything to change them. When it is time to wait, you must wait."
"our obliviousness to nonhuman nature is today held in place by ways of speaking that simply deny intelligence to other species and to nature in general, as well as by the very structure of our civilized existence."
"an ecological sensibility opens the wholeness of our human experience on this million year old star would suggest that the human advancement is not to be found in the manipulation of nature, but the ineffable numinous relationship with an intelligent, animate world that only a renewed mythopoetics can approach."