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Great Blue Heron Visits

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Whenever I see a great blue heron I tend to feel as if I am given a gift of good luck, of some sort of a blessing. I’ve read about the symbolism of this bird, but for my purpose here I just want to say that when I see such a magnificent bird, I feel a touch of something otherworldly, a reminder that life is so much more than the repetitive everyday activities. Seeing one makes me want to pause and open myself to insight and intuition.

— Annie

By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).

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  • Jeff says:

    I see blue herons often near my home. Annie’s post perfectly captures my feelings about this majestic denizen of the natural world.

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