Many characters in Walk Two Moons have a lot of awe and respect for Nature. Nature is their means of connecting to their spiritual selves, to something greater than themselves. In this way, nature helps characters learn about themselves and cope with great tragedy. At the same time, nature also causes tragedy and hardship in this story. Nature is the embodiment of the ambiguity and contradiction of life; we can't predict it, and we can't control it. It can bring us great joy and great pain all at once.
Nature is the ultimate healing force in this story.
Nature is the ultimate destructive force in this story.