COLUMN: Are you Biopheelin’ it?

Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 04:39 PM.

The feeling of knowing that I helped that animal continue its path in life is very sweet.

We do want to nurture our surroundings and those living things that inhabit our surroundings. I challenge you to be aware. Let your inner motherly love come out. Show compassion, patience and love.

Living things need living things.

So, when you are lying on the pavement with a tire track across your nose because you avoided squishing a cockroach (yes, they count too), you can smile knowing that you are definitely Biopheelin’ it.

Paul Arthur is assistant director at E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center in Freeport . The center is an environmental education facility serving students, teachers and visitors with engaging exhibits, instructors and animal encounters.


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