RaveSouthern Humanities Review...warmly invites its readers to see the world as Renkl does: in reverent wonder and awe of the natural world, understanding that humanity is connected to nature while at the same time audience to its spectacle. These essays teach us to revel in our smallness ... In this collection, Renkl artfully weaves the personal and familial together with the natural and ecological ... All throughout, Renkl writes these beautiful, though haunting, articulations of grief as she’s experienced it and observed it in the world around her ... Herein lies another important gift of these pages—the remarkable ability to look at moments that might seem quotidian and to find, instead, something almost miraculous ... This is a book to linger with. It begs to be felt.