‘We are never separate from that which sustains our life.’

Outsider status: Per Ingvar Haukeland on the Light in nature

'To tend to the Light, I feel, is to reconnect to our senses.' | Photo: Lars Verket.

Changing climate, deteriorating ecosystems and loss of species call out for our response. A cultural problem is the separation constructed between humans and nature, since we then overlook how humans also are an integral part of nature. What we do to nature, we do to ourselves. Sustainable living is nature-friendly living. Two questions strike me: Is there a Light in nature that can shine upon our condition? And what does it mean to tend to the Light in nature, and to be a nature-Friend?

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