("Daily Insight" email, subject "Amazing Grace").
If you have a moment to ponder the following words, I think you will also be convinced about the veritable nature of walking as miracle.
WHY IS WALKING A MIRACLE?
When you walk, you are
"Balancing the weight of your torso on two long supports,
while smoothly transferring this weight from one support to the other,
and all the while maintaining a constant rate of motion
and perfect balance".
Wow. Humans are amazing. Graceful. Strong. Poised. Immaculate. Let's try to keep it that way.
NOTE ON BALANCE:
Coming soon from @adurableheart are some of Roger Cole's anatomically sound tips on perfect balance and some literary persuasions that inspire me to execute those tricky one-legged balancing poses !
Sketch by French freelance illustrator Jean-Yves Coulaud.