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I Find Peace and Solace In Nature

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    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 13-15 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    Mother Earth

    My father being part Cherokee taught me from a young age that nature was sacred and to be respected. He taught me that we are all one. If we violate nature we violate ourselves and our fellow man. When I  am in  the woods I can feel so much solace hearing the wind through the...
    blackcloud1313 blackcloud1313 41-45, F Nov 11, 2011

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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

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    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

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    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

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    A Little Secret

    I've always loved to be outdoors, ever since I was a child. I would play in the surrounding woods with my neighborhood friends in the forts our parents help build, my dad took me to the spots where he used to play battlefield and show off rocks he had splattered with red paint to...
    warclaw warclaw 22-25, F Sep 18, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    Grate

    It so peaceful being outside where everything is so simple and quit. You can hear the birds talking and and listen to the trees swaying in the wind.
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M Aug 18, 2008

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    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 31-35, F Nov 8

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    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 51-55 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    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 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 10

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    A Place To Think

    Walking up onto the hillside The cool breeze on my face The evening sun low in the sky The call of birds in trees nearby My place to escape to get away from hassles of my day.
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2011

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    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

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    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 36-40 4 Responses May 9, 2008

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    yellowsoul yellowsoul 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Desiderata Poem

      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 29, 2010

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    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 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    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

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    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 22-25, M Jul 3, 2012

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    "no Solace Anyway"..................................

    Whenever I go out there are so many situations that force me to be around others. Whenever I around alot of people I feel this pressure come on to me and I cannot stop thinking about weather or not they are talking or making fun of me or just 'laughing' at me. Such as when I'm at...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Aug 20, 2011

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    Greenwich Park Probably the Best Chill Out Spot In the World

    When I am world weary... I go to the park.  Find my favourite spot... lie flat on my back and enjoy the sky.  If I get lucky might seem some squirrels. All that green grass, and the beauty of it makes my soul smile.
    Oregano Oregano 26-30, F Apr 1, 2008

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    Escape

    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

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    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 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    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 9 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    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

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    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...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    The sound of the steady rainfall this early

    morning is very peaceful..
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F Sep 30

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    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

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    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

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    Nothing like ripping off the clothes asap

    when coming home from work....ESP the bra....CAN I GET AN AMEN, ladies??????😆🙌🙌💃
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 30

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    I think it's a more complete peace. Indoors, I can feel peaceful in an old library or a candlelit room. It's a cozy and comforting peace. Outdoors, it's a peace that walks hand in...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Nov 6

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    Today was a day that did not readily invite my soul to join and mingle. The way the pines moved, the bruised sky and the push of cold icy hands against the windows warned me to...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Waiting for the first snow. It's on its way! Cmon, cmon, cmon!!! lol
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Near my dad's home is a public park named "Running Waters." There are walking paths and a dog park. There are plenty of flowers too. Visiting can be very peaceful.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 16

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    But not rain. Or toilets. Or sinks. Just brooks. Or creeks. Or a sluice.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    I had a machine once that played all different sounds, including rain and a river. It was nice, but you can't beat the real thing :)
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Nov 16

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    To find peace in myself is a goal I am working on.
    JessicaTacos JessicaTacos 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Never a knight!Just a Viking shield maiden walking the path, wearing her chain mail shirt, her sturdy boots, carrying her battle axe.I shall find riches.I shall find peace. And...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Seeking inner peace can be as simple as just getting away from the chaos of outer noise to help experience quietude to a seeking of the most sublime peace possible - The "Peace...
    Ashanti Ashanti 51-55 Nov 13

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    Flying back from New York on the redeye in the summer of 1970, I sprawled across the row of seats, as the plane was almost empty. Before deregulation, one could get cheap seats...
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M 1 day ago

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    I have always lived in London but I love the countryside and there is nothing more wonderful than getting away from the hustle and bustle and finding a peaceful place. One of my...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 27

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    I hope my friends find this as peaceful and haunting as I do....the most beautiful combination of nature and music...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 1

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    nature gives me the peace of mind i need from this stressfull world...it gives me the thoughts of how ignorant we are towards the beauty of nature ...it makes me realise how...
    joethangbali joethangbali 18-21, M Nov 1

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    Even when things going good in my life Still, they can't give me mind peace One of the few things can make me happy and give my mind some peace is quiet nature
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I find it so peaceful and soothing. I love every single season, even the winter hahaha. I like cold weather a little more than the hot weather actually. I especially love the rain...
    XxNightRavexX XxNightRavexX 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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