It seems Thoreau figured some things out during his short lifetime (45 years) that many of us are still working toward. He realized that if our heads were buried too often in our newspapers (or social media), it would be difficult to see and appreciate Nature - the art of God.
Last midnight, while tossing and turning in pain, I tuned into YouTube and worshiped God with voices streaming from my phone app.
Perfectionism blocks creativity, functionality, and efficiency.
Who is vulnerable to sticks and stones? Name one never hurt by them. Name one not hurt more profoundly by a name.