This ancient book, these ancient trees…

  “Ancient woodland has a high value” read the information board in the Devil’s Punch-bowl of forest and fields in Hindhead, Surrey. I pondered the statement as I was walking and reading another ancient article with high value; my Bible. Lynn DeShazo puts it brilliantly “Holy words long preserved, for our walk in this world…” Leafing through the wisdom-rich pages of God’s word is like treading the long-trodden trail between these tree-trunks that have stood here for centuries like nature’s holy sentries. Pillars of strength, life, growth and knowledge; providing shade and shelter for even the most insignificant of invertebrates. I […]