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Thoughts on nature connection

Thoughts on nature connection

I have been pondering for some time the question of what nature connection really is and whether being in a specific place is necessary to “do it”. Whilst a vibrant wilderness is undoubtedly the most supportive place to get in touch with the natural world, […]

What is nature? (Ramblings #1)

What is nature? (Ramblings #1)

Characteristics of harmonious natural systems: Diversity: A multitude of forms and types of (in)activities are necessary to maintain the whole. Community: A resilience emerges in the whole from the balanced contribution of each part. Interbeing: The (non)existence of each part is intimately connected with the […]

Nature is a dirty word

Nature is a dirty word

I have been contemplating the question “What is nature?” lately. To me, this invites a mystery and an opening into my continual failure to find the dividing line between me and nature, between man and nature. How comical then, that a dictionary definition for nature […]

Reverence for life: First musings

Reverence for life: First musings

What has happened to reverence in our busy, modern lives? We live as ever on a biosphere on which we daily depend, yet it is easy to pass our days without much thought of what is supporting us. In this post, I will be exploring […]