Our values are basically about respect for life and recognition of the deep connection we, as humans, have with all living. We, who share this globe, share oxygen and thereby everything.
Our own experience of the world determines how it looks. If we turn it upside down it looks different – crazy maybe. But it is also full of unknown possibilities, for those who dare to see.
That is why inspiration is so important. Inspiration means to “draw in the spirit”. It is often experienced as an impulse, a spark, an idea that is conceived. Or simply joy. It makes us feel more alive and make us want to embark on new adventures – and thereby new solutions. At Æblegaarden we see it as one our most noble purposes to create a frame in which this process can unfold.
On a more concrete level this is expressed in a wish to help find constructive solutions for the climate changes as well as other environmental imbalances.
Because nature is not just something pretty. It is a part of us and we a part of it. When we go for a walk in the woods, or along fields and fences, when we swim in the ocean – or look out the window and see a deer – we particularly feel this community and that we need to cherish diversity. And when we in the evening, in the quietness look towards the stars against the indigo blue sky, we understand that we are only a tiny part