In the developed world, a great percentage of the population lives in urban/suburban areas disconnected from nature, to which you might ask, what’s so wrong with that?
What is a friend and what is friendship for? It’s not as frivolous a question as it might seem on the surface. In fact, many philosophers have spent a great deal of time on the subject throughout the centuries, and so too will we wrestle with it here, for I think it’s one of the …
Give yourself a moment of stillness and suddenly there will be something you hadn’t noticed before.
My body was not alone, but my mind was...I was undefinable.
...it is so hard to know a place without putting your feet on the ground and walking around a bit.
Why is it you prefer one place over another or might call one place “favorite” out of many places? I’m sure there is a psychological answer, some underlying preferences to which we’re prone yet unaware. Or maybe it’s something more inaccessible and mystical; something we just know through and through, needing no assistance from reason …
So it was the walk to and from the monastery I enjoyed the most - the small, colorful shops, the hanging baskets of flowers.