Image 2I envision a world in which all people recognize the most common edible and medicinal plants in their environments, know how to use them for their own healing and nourishment, and value the “weeds” for their contributions to our well-being; a world in which everyone knows a dozen or more acupoints and how to use them for self-care and to care for others; a world in which we are all fully present in ourselves, fully embodied in every limb, ligament, and organ, and able to perceive our own needs from within and respond to them lovingly and promptly so as to maintain the ever-changing, dynamic equilibrium that is health.DSC06292_2