Flight of the Hummingbird

Flight of the Hummingbird The Hummingbird Parable, With Origins In The Quechuan People Of South America, Has Become A Talisman For Environmentalists And Activists Who Are Committed To Making Meaningful Change In The World In This Inspiring Story, The Determined Hummingbird Does Everything She Can To Put Out A Raging Fire That Threatens Her Forest Home The Hummingbird 8212 Symbol Of Wisdom And Courage 8212 Demonstrates That Doing Something Is Better Than Doing Nothing At All.The Parable Is Embraced By Two Of The World S Most Influential Leaders Wangari Maathai, The Nobel Peace Prize Winner From Kenya Who Launched The Green Belt Movement Which You Can Read About Here , And His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Who Has Spoken Widely About His Commitment To Preserving The Environment This Courageous Little Book Features Artwork By Internationally Renowned Artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas His Distinct And Lively Haida Manga Style Engages Perfectly With This Inspirational Story That Encourages Every Individual To Act On Behalf Of The World S Limited And Precious Resources. This book is so short, it qualifies almostas a poem and is equally beautiful.Lushly illustrated, each of the 5 short chapters speaks eloquently to social and environmental responsibility While this may sound dry or preachy, it is neither The beauty of the book is matched by the precise writing involved in each of the 5 short chapters, the message therein.The parable of the hummingbird, how such a small and seemingly insignificant creature, could take on a f
The smallest of the birds, the hummingbird, shows the rest of the jungle how to turn a tragic forest fire into an act of salvation When a huge fire starts to devastate the animal s habitat all but the hummingbird flee to a safer spot to watch their home be destroyed With great speed and determination the hummingbird takes one drop of water after another to attempt to douse the flames As the parable ends the Big Bear asks the hummingbird, What are you doing Where the hummingbird responds, The smallest of the birds, the hummingbird, shows the rest of the jungle how to turn a tragic forest fire into an act of salvation When a huge fire starts to devastate the animal s habitat all but the hummingbird flee to a safer spot to watch their home be destroyed With great speed and determination the hummingbird takes one drop of water after another to attempt to douse the flames As the parable ends the Big Bear asks the hummingbird, What are you doing Where the hummingbird responds, I am doing what I can This book shows in strong graphics by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, wisdom from the Dalai Lama, and experience from 2004 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Wangari Maathai what can happen when the smallest or weakest are motivated into action.The parable, The Flight of the Hummingbird, is perfect for children because it shows how the smallest with determination can outperform the strongest with none The bo
This is a fable that we all need to take to heart As the Dalai Lama writes in his contribution to this bookIn order to succeed in the protection and conservation of the natural environment, it is important to first of all bring about an internal balance within human beings themselvesThis is what the parable of the hummingbird serves to illustrate the state o
simply lovely beautiful art, thoughtful story, critical message a very fast read for such an important theme. A beautiful story of the hummingbird as a metaphor for little efforts that we need to do for the environment I found this book in the Canadian Museum of History as it was on display The Haida Manga by the first people artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas was reallyt good Did not know this earlier. A parable for the environment indeed, we need to all be like the small hummingbird, doing what we can. Okay, so this was faster than fast Beautiful art, though and a nice re telling of a story Couldn t escape the feeling that I have read this story before. This is a beautiful little book with a small but powerful message Like the hummingbird we can each do what we can for the earth. Love it Without stopping, Dukdukdiya looked down at all of the animals She said, I am doing what I can. Llegu a este libro gracias a una de mis personas favoritas, alguien que admiro much simo Fue muy interesante reconocer en l varias de sus frases y ense anzas, como quien dice, encontr su secreto.Las reflexiones de este libro son muy interesantes a pesar de que tratan asuntos que todos conocemos y sabemos pero tendemos a olvidar La historia central si fue nueva para mi, a pesar de que es muy corta me pareci preciosa y tiene un gran poder Es muy probable que regrese a l en muchas ocasiones Llegu a este libro gracias a una de mis personas favoritas, alguien que admiro much simo Fue muy interesante reconocer en l varias de sus frases y ense anzas, como quien dice, encontr su secreto.Las reflexiones de este libro son muy interesantes a pesar de que tratan as

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  • Hardcover
  • 64 pages
  • Flight of the Hummingbird
  • Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
  • English
  • 24 March 2018
  • 1553653726