I Find Peace and Solace In Nature

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    It Started With Rain

    We loaded up the camping & horse gear while the rain mass was pulling out. We pitched our tents in the dark using headlamps my friend brought with - very helpful! We had plenty of wood for *Fire* Amazing foods yummy savories fruits and nuts. Taste so good in the fresh air. We...
    okay10 okay10
    41-45, F
    Sep 19, 2011

    I often am under pressure n my job .

    I work downtown and need to relax at lunch I buy sandwiches and I jump in my car and there is a sand beach on our Lake about 15 mins away. During the week it is almost empty of people . I walk in the sand and watch the waves roll in. I sit in my car and watch the waves. It...
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    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    I was walking through the woods today.

    So I could get in touch with the natural world around me and I couldn't help but notice how gorgeous the green leaves are when light dances on the dew that's formed over night
    Jackierobinson345 Jackierobinson345
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2015

    Peace And Solace

    Peace and Solace,Find it in nature,All it's moods,Life forms,They fascinate me,Natures wonders,Never ending.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2012

    Sister Of The Earth.

    You know some people are brothers and sisters of the Night? It's like this,except it's of the Earth. I can feel the Earths pain,fear, grace,love etc. I'm and Earth Empath. I am a sister of the Earth,as well as a sister of the Night. It's simply what I am. I know in time I could...
    Goldpaw Goldpaw
    1 Response Dec 31, 2012
    masarch96 masarch96
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc-quick-cuts/watch/sanders-visited-by-bird-at-portland-rally-652469827688 blue birds are the key to deaths doorstep Bernie!
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    Mar 25, 2016

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    Aug 19, 2014

    Up In The Mountains

    The other day, a friend posted a story about his recent hike into the mountains, and it reminded me of hikes that my father and I used to take while we lived on Maui. Our home was on a farm, which sat tucked away in a valley within the West Maui Mountains. The road we lived on...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2012

    I wish I spent more time in it.

    I love nature so much. It makes me feel loved and comforted.
    Bird488 Bird488
    26-30, F
    Feb 15, 2014

    I wish I could buy large acres of land.

    I like watching all types of nature.
    cbt13 cbt13
    51-55, M
    Mar 24, 2016

    I Live In A Magic Forest....

    ...where the wind sings with the trees...hundreds of trees, rocking in the breeze. Where the road is made of dirt and rock and the wildflowers are already beginning to peak out amongst the grasses. It's something I've always wanted: my own land. Raw, pristine, uncut. The...
    texastomgirl texastomgirl
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2012

    As I was walking my dog I'd noticed

    that my azalea shrubs flowers were wilting and falling to the ground, though in death they're releasing their flowery aroma and reminds me that even in death there's a beauty, though the wilting flower can also be seen as beautiful, once you look without your eyes the beauty is...
    magentafoxfire magentafoxfire
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2014

    As Always..

    The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst...
    whydoiloveyou whydoiloveyou
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2010

    I Talk To The Wind

    Is it just me, or does the wind speak? I could sit alone anywhere outdoorsy and just listen. It's as though I communicate telepathically with nature. So many thoughts and ideas just pop up in my head, and I can't help but think it's the wind blowing through the trees doing that...
    Skeevy5446 Skeevy5446
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 3, 2012

    One of my favorite hikes is to Whitaker Point,

    also known as Hawksbill Crag. It's located in Newton County, Arkansas in the Ozark Mountains. It's a relatively easy day hike.
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    Feb 26, 2016

    Power In The Stillness

    As I learn to heal, I see more and more how much of my strength I draw from nature.  When my therapist asked me to describe to her my perfect safe place, I spoke of a riverbank in the woods, far away from any other people.There is strength to be found, rooted with trees; and...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2011

    Peace And...

    I was going through one of the worst times in my life.  I had three kids who needed me and I could barely function.  I remember reaching a point one evening where I could barely breathe, my heart was pounding, my head was spinning and I felt like a crazed, caged animal...
    Myonis108 Myonis108
    56-60, F
    33 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    I find that it is when I am strolling through

    my local woods, or out birdwatching or hiking in the beautiful countryside surrounding my city, or just walking by the seashore that I am most at peace. I find that in observing nature and being surrounded by it, by the birds, by the other animals, by the trees, by the flowers...
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    1 Response Jul 10, 2014

    Nature Is a Lovely Symphony

    I love to go on hikes and just sit amongst the trees listening to the sound of the leaves rustling in the wind, the flapping of a bird's wing and the crunching of dry leaves in the Fall under my feet.  Whatever I'm feeling, whatever I'm going through - being in nature has...
    Suckerpunch Suckerpunch
    4 Responses May 9, 2008
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    Nature Child

    through all the ups and downs in life, it is nature that sustains me, nurtures me and soothes me.Living in the hills, listening to the birds and the wind in the trees, watching the horses cantering around the paddocks..that is the only time i dare to believe in a god.
    shenightowl shenightowl
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    Another nice hike is to The Glory Hole in

    Newton County, Arkansas on the Ozark National Forest. It's a very short easy hike.
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    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    So Peaceful

    When I'm having a rough day, I can go sit outside and relax. I love to feel the warmth of the sun on my face while the wind plays gently with my hair and the birds sing softly to me. It is just so peaceful and relaxing! nothing in the world compares to the peace I feel in that...
    kzoodiana kzoodiana
    36-40, F
    Feb 27, 2012

    I grow tired of society

    and find the ultimate escape in wild nature. Sometimes I stay long enough that I miss hamburgers and flushing toilets. Is there a happy in between, or will I always need to go back and forth?
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    Sep 14, 2015

    The nature is the only one

    where I can escape from all my problems. Sitting down on the top of a hill and watching sunsets, walking through the forests and to inhale the fresh, clear air - that´s how the peace comes back to me.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2015

    I enjoy a good day hike.

    Because of the smaller lighter weight backpack I'm able to do more climbing and exploring. The photo was taken in the San Juan Range in Colorado.
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    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    Peace And Solace

    Peace and solace,I find it in nature,I feel at one,When I'm with nature,There's nowhere else,I'd rather be.
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2011
    littlerayofsunshine666 littlerayofsunshine666
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2016

    Pure Happiness

    I just spent a few hours in nature, listening to the falling snow, tree hugging, watching the sky, thinking and walking with my best friend through the white frozen fields. The wind and the snow falling in my face, the vast space and the deer standing on the horizon, I felt so...
    backpackfairy backpackfairy
    22-25, F
    Dec 4, 2012

    Backyard Beauty.

    As the moonlight gently kisses the back of my neck,  I contemplate the sweet patterns of lights she dances around the gums and other trees.  The stars shine down on me each one gently blessing me with hope and wonder.  It is 3am and there is not a soul around except for the...
    badbinary badbinary
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Mar 8, 2012


    We all need to escape, even from ourselves at times. I love to meander on an empty beach, hearing the waves caress the beach. I love to roam through a meadow and capture its essence in my mind. I love to be surrounded by tall trees, who remind me I am but a human woman...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    Sep 7, 2013

    Part Of A Bigger Picture

    I have always been an outdoors person. Every since I was a kid I have always been mystified and comfortable outside in nature. I feel a sense of peace being around the tree's and the grass and the bird's.I guess being outside in nature gives me a sense of peace I don't normally...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Jul 3, 2012

    I Love Nature

    I love the feeling of not being able to aee anything manmade and have only the sounds of the wind through the trees and birds and rustling of animals etc... I love to hike through the woods and come across those places that just have a special energy that I am drawn...
    LndsJmps LndsJmps
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    Nature Is All

    I need to interact with nature on a personal basis very frequently, or I can't seem to regroup my thoughts or feelings. Nature holds all of the extremes - from the strongest to the gentlest...from the quietest to the ear-shattering...the wettest to the most desiccated...it holds...
    Kaeli624 Kaeli624
    1 Response Nov 8, 2013

    I go to the woods when I'm sad

    and the smell of the woods calms me down and makes me feel happy again,,and I can spend hours running through the woods and wandering among the woods
    Rosella72 Rosella72
    16-17, F
    Sep 6, 2015

    i need more nature in my life!

    ! maybe a trip to the mountains or the beach!!
    kinkystapler kinkystapler
    18-21, F
    May 12, 2015

    Birds chirping out my window I love that.

    The shade of a tree in the summer heat with a good paper back book on my lap. The smell of flowers and a clear blue sky. Making shapes out of the clouds. A dip in the lake or the warm salt water. Sand between my toes. Sunrises with the moon still in the sky. Like the night won't...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry
    36-40, F
    Nov 8, 2014

    To Breathe The Air, And Walk The Earth...

    There are times where Nature is the only place I can find solace. I'll walk through a wood and softly speak aloud about whatever it is thats troubling me. The rocks and trees, they hear my tale with the patience of the very ancient. They do not interrupt. They do not judge...
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    3 Responses Nov 17, 2011
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