Do you know who you are? Are you in tune with the real you — the person you were naturally before life wearied you? In your purest form, you are like a newborn child — not yet changed or damaged by circumstance. When you entered into this world, your personality was like a freshly fallen snow. Then, as they say, life happened. But, the pristine purity of our natural selves is still there — it’s just covered by layers of protection. If you want to “find yourself”, you have to distinguish between the natural you and the “you” that you have evolved into.
This is an excerpt from: The Spiritual Benefits of Nature