Searching my memories I finally thought of an occasion when I might have taken a picture that shows the connections we share as human beings on planet earth. Searching my digital files, I found pictures of several CROP Hunger Walks . I chose this particular picture because it shows:
- people of all ages from a variety of backgrounds making connections to raise funds to stop hunger locally and around the world;
- the Mississippi River connecting communities from its source (Lake Itasca) to its mouth (Gulf of Mexico);
- and trees with roots connecting to the earth and branches reaching out reminding us of our connection to all of nature.
 “CROP Hunger Walks help to provide food and water, as well as resources that empower people to meet their own needs. From seeds and tools, to wells and water systems, to technical training and micro-enterprise loans, the key is people working together to identify their own development priorities, their strengths and their needs… .” – http://www.crophungerwalk.org (click here to learn more.)