Monday, August 24, 2009

Of Sunshine and Rain

We are enjoying a spot of uncharacteristic low-humidity weather in N. Florida. It feels marvelous. It follows an extended period of heavy rains on a daily basis with a 24 hour constant of at least 80% humidity. I forgot to take a photo of our record-breaking crop of mushrooms last week.

It doesn’t feel altogether different from the climate of the tropical rainforest. But there are some crucial differences. Most of our moisture is atmospherically produced and relates to our proximity to water. But the rainforest produces a full 50% of its own rainfall; a result of transpiration. In the Rainforest Model for Success, we equate water with information.

We live in the information age, so how could it be that one could not have a good flow of information? It’s critical that we CHOOSE the information that can make us thrive; the equivalent of the rainforest producing its own rainfall. A good portion of the information flow in our culture can be so toxic to our minds.

I’m flooded with wonderful training information as a result of my association with the Rainforest Business Institute. Books, CD’s, DVD’s, teleconference calls… it has me living on the edge of my seat in fascination.

Showers of blessings to you as you begin a new week. We can be transformed by the renewing of our minds! I love transformation.
Photo credit to David Gross for "Sunshine After Rain"


Protege said...

I am always interested in facts about nature; rain is so vital too. We are 90% water and therefore view water as an element that gives life.
I agree with transformation and the possibility to learn something new every single day.;)
Happy Monday to you.;)

Robin @ Be Still and Know said...

You are so right about all the toxic information we get thrown at us. It is so very difficult to filter the nastiness of the world out.


My ADHD Me said...

I liked this post. It was informative but not too much (then I would begin to drift) lol

My sister, ET, used to live in Florida. She said the humidity was so bad that her make-up would "melt-off" between the house and the car.

And I thought Virginia was bad!

Pinkshoelady said...

Hi Sweet Friend,
I love the rain but not too much of it.
Sometimes when we are a little dry we need to prepare for rain.
That's what my husband and I are doing now preparing for rain. Preparing for the showers of blessings and struggles that come with the rain of being in the Army. Even thuogh at this moment it looks like we are in a serious drought! Check out my last two posts.
I love you girl

Greg C said...

I didn't know that about the rain forest. A lot of our rain is due to the water all around us where we live.