Mat Robinson – The Gregarious Hermit

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Is Meditation Dangerous - The Dangers of Meditation

Is Meditation Dangerous?

In this article we ask the question, “is meditation dangerous”, and talk about some of the things to watch out for if you start meditating …
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Meditative Nature Walk - Mindfulness Nature Walk

Mindfulness Walk

Mindfulness. We hear that term quite often these days. I for one am very grateful that things like meditation and mindfulness are gaining more momentum. …
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Suburban Logging Tree Project

Suburban Logging

Getting Intimate with a TREE This is a passion project, or possibly a project based on guilt? Our neighborhood has been devastated by freak wind storms and …
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Harriman - Sterling Forest

Winter Hiking

Harriman State Park – Sterling Forest State Park This video is less about spirituality but more about the art of spiritual living. This is officially my …
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“As wood decays, it does not disappear.
It is simply transformed into another living thing.”

Ageing, decaying wood – life gets more texture as time passes

We tend to think of something dying as the “end”. But long before the tree falls, it is slowly being taken apart by fungus and mold.

Atom by atom it is transformed into another living being.

At what point does the tree stop being a tree? Is it when the last leaf falls to the ground? When the branches fall off? Or when the trunk finally falls during a storm?

Philosophical Hermit

When does a raindrop stop being a raindrop and become the ocean?

OK. Enough brain teasers for now. Good questions to contemplate while walking in the woods. So I encourage you to get out there and walk in the woods.

I’ll add more interesting things to this website when I figure out how websites work.

Enjoy the Journey