Merry Christmas to all - Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, and other believers and non-believers. Happy holidays to all who wish for a world big enough, healthy enough and compassionate enough to sustain our wildest and most vulnerable creatures.
May we find peace and hope in a world that makes room for wild creatures great and small.
May we find time for play and joy.
And stand tall for the young who need our compassion and care.
May we cherish diversity and support a world able to sustain our planet's young and vulnerable.
May we stand confidently before the challenges life brings us.
And care for one another.
May we dance and keep safe those who dance in far away places.
May we see the tenderness in all creatures.
And protect the most vulnerable.
Including those smaller than a feather.
May our young be nourished.
And, live full and wild even in the shadow of great cities.
May our families flourish along the paths they follow.
And in their homes, safe and secure.
May we run with joy and exuberance.
And enjoy the quiet and softening light of day's end.
May we sleep the sleep of young lions.
And, always keep some wiggle in our walk.
Happy holidays from the Venture Moola photo blog.
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Clinton Richardson, has been writing and photographing for decades. His acclaimed venture strategy series is now in its 5th edition. His Ancient Selfies is an International Book Awards Finalist and an eLit Award Gold Medal Winner. Many of his images can be seen online at TrekPic.com.