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Quote of the Week

If you’ve kept up with this blog so far, it’s probably obvious¬†that I love quoting Thoreau. I’ve been a huge fan of his since reading Walden a few years ago. 245 more words

A beautiful definition of Empathy


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Friday Philosophy...Paganism

Before the world of organized religion began, as we know it anyway, we were all pagans of varying order. The Greeks, the Barbarians, the Persians – all followed polytheistic traditions, in which there were both Gods and Goddesses. 232 more words


Research Is My Favorite Part

There’s this conventional wisdom that gets passed around in writing circles: “Write what you know”. I remember hearing it as young as 12 or 13 in a middle school creative writing class. 545 more words


Walking Outdoors

“‘A century and a quarter ago, in Concord, Henry Thoreau expressed it this way: ‘I think I cannot preserve my health and spirits unless I spend four hours a day – and it is commonly more than that – sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from worldly engagements…’ 86 more words

Living In Step With Nature


Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.

~Henry David Thoreau