If we were having coffee today, I would tell you how much I have been feeling the need to get out among a forest of trees. Nature and wilderness have been calling to me for sometime now.
When I visited my daughter in Colorado last year, we went up to Lookout Mountain. What I really liked most about it was sitting under the trees while eating our lunch. It felt so welcoming and comforting. I could have sat there for hours and just listen to the breeze in the branches.
It was like a homecoming and having the love of family all around you. With all of the branches overhead and the tree trunks all around, I felt safe and protected. I had found sanctuary and tranquility. When it was time to go, my spirit protested, reluctant to leave a place of such beauty, serenity, and unconditional love.
Now the forest land beckons me once again. My heart yearns for reunion with my stalwart sentinels of peace.
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Spending time amongst nature is very grounding and relaxing.
There many place were you feel peace and serinty. I remember sunrise as the new day starts.
I could really relate to your intimacy and spiritual connection with nature. We live right near the beach and I have that connection with the ocean. I posted some photos of my beach walk where I zoomed in on the waves and it was just stunning.
Hope you have a great week ahead.
Thanks Rowena. Yes, I too have a connection with the ocean being the son of a seafarer but it’s effect on me is primarily one of relaxation and an appreciation of the infinite. Whereas, the forest gives a vibe of love, teaming life, and energy.
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Blair, I relate to your response to the sea…much the same for me. I haven’t had much experience of being in the forest. I live in Australia and we have the bush here but my mobility isn’t great so I’m a bit restricted. There are a few places I can go and I do love it but probably connect more to the sea.