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Nature in the City

There are moments that I walk around the city and feel completely overwhelmed by the enormous skyscrapers, and the hurrying crowds of people. One is easily consumed by the fast-pace here, and can seemingly lose track of self and time. … Continue reading

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On Change…

The bitterness of winter is communicated in the frost upon the ground, the barren trees, and in the silence that whispers in the nippy air. Where daffodils once bloomed in the vibrant spring and summer, a hint of white marks … Continue reading

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Religion and Nature…

When trying to answer why people go into nature in an attempt to escape mainstream society, it is important to understand that each person that has gone into nature has gone for their own reason(s). Collectively, there are general reasons … Continue reading

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Walden Pond

The other day, I went for a hike around Walden Pond. I went in search of something–I didn’t know what it was, but I felt that I would find it there, as Thoreau once did. So, without understanding exactly what … Continue reading

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Wilderness and Wildness….

There is a difference between wilderness and wildness. There is wilderness all around us. Physically, there is wilderness in nature. Wilderness in trees, rocks, oceans and mountains. There is wilderness in the mysterious connection between all living things. There is … Continue reading

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Going into Nature…

When thinking of nature, most people would immediately picture the woods. Most people┬ávisualize┬álarge trees standing tall with their branches reaching towards the blue sky above. Some think of mountains with peaks covered in snow. Others imagine the familiar view of … Continue reading

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