That day there was a wind blowing and after a while, I saw the leaf leave the branch and float down to the soil, dancing joyfully, because as it floated it saw itself already there in the tree. It was so happy. I bowed my head, knowing that I have a lot to learn from the leaf.
excerpt from “Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life”
–Thich Nhat Hanh