Self-Reliance

Michael Ken
2 min readFeb 18, 2023

Every day, I walk out into nature and observe the world in its natural state. One thing that strikes me about the flora and fauna I see is their extraordinary self-reliance.

Dictionary.com defines self-reliance as relying on oneself or one’s own power. Although the vegetation and wildlife in nature are part of an ecosystem, each plant, tree, and animal takes complete responsibility for its survival.

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Michael Ken

My journal about life in the woods. Visit intothewoods.blog to see my complete journal, photographs, and articles.