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I Find Peace In Nature

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    The beach. So serene.

    So beautiful. So peaceful. A place to just... be nostalgic. think. reminisce. meditate. Oh, how I miss it so much... I miss the coast of California now... *sigh
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I love going out of town

    and into the country side, park up,leave my clothes in the car and wander into the country side lay in the sun and enjoy the breeze and sun and watch the world go by so relaxing and enjoyable .
    cookaburrer cookaburrer 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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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 hand with freedom and connection. Exhilarating and soothing all at once. Alive. Me.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Nov 6, 2014

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    I Love

    Nature...πŸ€πŸŒΎπŸŒ΄πŸπŸƒπŸ„πŸŒ΅πŸŒΉπŸŒΊThe 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...
    mySweetestMistake mySweetestMistake 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2014

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    I respect nature. A lot of people do not view

    plants as living creatures. The general Idea is that a plant is a plant it is the equivalent of a rock; It doesn't do anything but sit there. The existence of a plant irks a miraculous wide of life. I can understand how people tend to forget that grass, flowers, fungi, fruits...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2014

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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 stay indoors. I spent the morning with too many bills, too much coffee and too much thought and that was too much to spend one more second allowing...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Acceptance. Freedom.

    Certainty. Peacefulness. Calm. Love....
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    I love how I can walk outside

    and have the fresh air relax me, trees and such to look at and take my mind off things. I really do believe that nature is for the spiritual and for inner peace.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M May 27, 2014

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    Green grass.. Walking on the soft,

    green grass felt more than amazing made me feel so alive.. with the wind blowing the leaves and the shiny-white clouds and the sun spreading its slowly-diminishing light the voice of the wind rustling thru the leaves... all this and noticing each step of mine as the gentle...
    starlit11 starlit11 22-25, F Apr 21, 2014

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    Nature

    Nature is my stress relief,if im out in it,im good. :)
    ramrod ramrod 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Sitting in a small grassy meadow in the middle

    of the woods, I sit and breathe..., breathe in the energy that surrounds me. I feel the rush, my heart beats slightly faster and yet I feel calm and energized all in that same moment. Everything inside me is heightened...all my senses, emotions, and thoughts. My soul is centered...
    Red73 Red73 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    This is precisely the reason I "chase the wind.

    " Oddly, I find peace in the extremes of nature, in photographing a tornado or capturing lightning on film. I find comfort in the chaos.
    boneknuckleskin boneknuckleskin 26-30, M May 22, 2014

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    House Sparrows And The Cheese Burritto

    I visited a 711 store yesterday and in the parking lot I noticed a large group of House Sparrows pecking at what looked like a rectangular piece of paper. It was so cute. Some were so strong they carried it a little ways across the pavement. I gushed over them for a short bit...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 5 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    I want a lake house just

    so I can cuddle out by the lake with the future love of my life πŸ˜πŸ‘Œ
    Bethany17 Bethany17 18-21, F Jul 18, 2014

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    Mysterious Me: Introduction

    I am ever changing like the great blue ocean, ever growing like the forest fire, whispering like the wind in your ear, smelling like the earth beneath your feet. I am human; the animal with a conscious mind to make advances in technology for the new age. I am an animal...
    Lunae89 Lunae89 22-25, F 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    I Adore Real Nature...

    I love nature and I subscribe to what is known as Natural theology. It is the study of God based on the observation of nature, as distinct from β€œsupernatural” or revealed theology, which is based on special revelation. Because observing nature is an intellectual pursuit...
    NoFinalConflict NoFinalConflict 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    In the Summer, my family & I used to go on

    picnics in the mountains. I loved it. It's peaceful there & it takes your mind off of everything that is wrong in your life at that moment. It doesn't seem as big or as horrible as you first thought it was. I used to be more of a homebody, but now I need to be outside at...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 7, 2014

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    This Afternoon ...

    It was a beautiful spring day and I wanted to go out with my dogs.   Across the road from my house is wild bogland and the dogs can run free without a care.  In the distance is Croagh Patrick, St. Patrick's Holy Mountain and at this time of the year the yellow gorse...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 24 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    There is nothing that touches my soul

    and brings such joy to every fibre of my being than nature. Sunlight filtering through trees, white clouds against a blue sky, bird song, the sound of a creek winding its way over smooth pebbles, rain on the roof. Our world can be so amazing.
    farawaymae farawaymae 36-40, F May 2, 2014

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    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    When I'm outdoors in the mountains,

    I always wish I could just stay and not return to the rat race. So peaceful and re-energizing.
    shadowwolfeut shadowwolfeut 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    My most intimate (private

    and personal) moments where in nature. There is just a sense of peace and release in nature that I can't feel amongst people. Nature doesn't judge and is always there. If I had to choose between saving people and nature, I'd choose nature any day. :D Nothing personal :P
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I want to end up in Canada

    or Alaska. Or Just buy a cabin in both n move back n forth.
    vadorantiwolf vadorantiwolf 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    It's so nice outside today.

    Such a great way to awaken.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M May 27, 2014

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    I love nature! I am the only one out of my

    friends that takes nature seriously. The beach, on top of the mountain and a garden is where I love to relax & enjoy natures at its best.
    moonela moonela 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Spring is finally here

    and I am loving it! This morning I woke up early I grabbed a book, a pen, my journal, and a mug of coffee. i went to a nearby park and found a secluded bench next to the water and surrounded by trees. I sipped my coffee while taking in the scents and sounds of nature around me...
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Waiting for the first snow.

    It's on its way! Cmon, cmon, cmon!!! lol
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Into the woods I go. Into the place I know no

    hostility will pound at my temples. I enjoy the concrete jungle as much as anyone, and on some days; I find the beauty in it. However, there are times when all I want is to be surrounded by things that will neither judge nor disturb me. When the world is too much, I find solace...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F Jan 11

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    There is a pleasure in the pathless woods;There

    is a rapture on the lonely shore;There is society, where none intrudes,By the deep sea, and music in its roar:I love not man less, but Nature more...* * * * * * * * I could never have said it better than Lord Byron.
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2014

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    So on Christmas Day,

    after a large meal and before the sun retreated for the night, I took a walk in the forest next to my house. The leaves were knee deep in spots, the air crisp and cold, the sun beaming off my back. With each step through the crunchy leaves I smiled. Despite all of my whining...
    SomeGuy9999 SomeGuy9999 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    It's constant unlike most things in live.

    Seasons will change, but there will always be some kind of beauty outside. It's calming and makes me feel apart of something bigger I guess.
    justagirl8787 justagirl8787 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2014

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    I am whole, energized by the beauty,

    stimulated by the force. It's my magic, my home, my love, my tranquility. Nothing feels better than being completely alive and connected to the raw beauty in nature. I get high trail running on a solitary trail run, feel absolutely magnificent on top of a stand up paddle board...
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 1 Response May 18, 2014

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    Ruffled leaves adrift on the floor of the

    forest, trees stretching up to the heavens fighting for their spot in the sun. Rocks. Ageless rocks lay about in chaotic patterns as though in some form of deliberate arrangement meant to stir confusion and curiosity in the souls of their witnesses. The creek, catfish creek they...
    goodmooddude goodmooddude 22-25, M Apr 13, 2014

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    Pay tribute to these people,

    as you wander down the trail Their cherishing of wilderness is why the trees above prevail. By giving sanctuary to nature,the artist's brush is freed To create the beauty and the magic and the solitude we need Perhaps hidden in these islands, where nature is left to thrive Lies...
    webalias3 webalias3 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    In this cold dark night

    if it wasn't for my shadow and my furry pal the moon and the stars ...I'd feel alone.
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    A tree will be born again by falling seeds with

    no help from man but in the care of dear Sun, protected by silence. Maybe it needs that loneliness and silence in order to focus on the connection with others, as the seed is connecting to the dying leaves that life would feed... what a circle... Only when able to speak...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    I personally believe

    that plants are the truest form of purity in this world when they are barely sprouting they are pristine and elegant. The older they grow the more of our air they clean and have no need to kill the simply clean every toxin on earth. Nature is beauty that we must preserve and...
    Youngnerd Youngnerd 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    What Am I Missing?

    The evening is my favourite time of day. Watching the sunset gives me a sense of calm that's immeasurable and perfect. There's this one place I like to go to watch sunsets. It's a train bridge that goes right across the river to I climb down and sit above the water, maybe have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 6, 2013

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    In unknown territory today,

    I crossed over a bridge and came across this sightly beauty of a creek.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    I am a city girl....through

    and through, but I'm lucky enough to live close to a river. Walking along always clears my thoughts, allows me to regroup, when I feel overwhelmed, and makes me appreciate the true beauty of nature.
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    It's pretty simple to see

    why I like nature. It was here before me, and will be there long after me as well. While humans(and out cities) are noisy, obnoxious, and irritating the outdoors always has a quiet mystery to it. The woods will carry on in tranquility until humans intrude. Stones lay where they...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Apr 15, 2014

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    For me being in the expanse of nature is grounding and highly spiritual. Whether sitting at the ocean watching the water or standing on top of a mountain I find that small still...
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    Cricket75 Cricket75 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    My sister and I swam in opposite ends of the gene pool. She's aggressive, flashy, and if life doesn't offer her enough drama, she creates her own. She's not a bad person. She's...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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