Taking the Waters

By Phillip McKnight, Nature Worx Guide

A group gathered by a pristine stream somewhere in the forested piedmont of Maryland. They gathered to see if it was really true that nature can heal. They sat along the banks of the stream and some got into the creek and felt its cool cataracts waking them up out of the heat of the summer day. Some sat on the creek's edge and took in the sights and sounds, the rhythms and patterns of the natural world. Some chatted