The following is from 'The Pocket Thich Nhat Hanh'
and published by 'Shambhala Pocket Series'.
Touching The Earth
"With the earth you are safe.
She is always there, in all her wonderful expressions like trees,
flowers, butterflies, and sunshine.
Whenever you are tired or unhappy,
Touching The Earth is a very good practice
to heal you and restore your joy."