Love, nature, and love of nature lead me to re-blog these “Awesome Stories” from Brad. I related well to his experience that time in nature is “soul soothing and feels like coming home.” Let’s continue to celebrate planet Earth with gratitude and compassion.
This week Awesome Stories bring you walking for love, the tip of time, soul food, and Earth Day.
Walking for Love
Matt Hopwood has spent years walking around the United Kingdom, collecting love stories from people he meets along the way. It started with Matt wanting to create more meaning in his life and build a base of connection and activism. After a personal revelation, he had the idea to walk around meeting people and providing them a safe space to share their stories. Matt believes (and I would agree) that love is the foundation for connection and social justice and built by sharing stories in a safe environment. This sharing of stories builds compassion, understanding, and connections across typical divides like age, race, religion, etc. This project has gone on for 7 years, during which time Matt has both shared and collected hundreds of love stories. Those stories have been crafted…
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