If you walk into a forest -- you hear all kinds of subtle sounds -- but underneath there is an all pervasive silence.
Eckhart Tolle

The Stillness of the Living Forest

The Stillness of the Living Forest

Jun 30, 2021-- ""I need to get away for awhile." It's a recurring and persistent internal refrain for many of us. John Harvey did just that. And his book, The Stillness of the Living Forest: A Year of Listening and Learning is not only an insightful look into his experience but, perhaps more importantly, it's a call from the wild to the part in us longing to reconnect with something visceral and real; a promise that if we were to act on that soft suggestion all kinds of secrets would be revealed." For fifty-two consecutive weeks Harvey would travel to the same spot in the woods, to, "sit still, engage my senses, and observe the flow of nature through the full four seasons." (3700 reads)

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Take ActionChoose a spot in your own environs that you can return to on a weekly or a monthly basis. Over the course of a year, make a practice of noting your observations in some form.

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