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Peace in Nature (from Cultivating Inner Peace)

Monday, October 26, 2020

Chapter 13 - Peace In Nature
from Cultivating Inner Peace by Paul R. Fleischman, M.D.

Nature is a stern guru. Those who are not simultaneously knowing themselves as they study nature will be shaken into rude awareness of the great dark truths of the natural world and of their own psyches. Just as nature is the realm of light and beaches and bluebirds, it is the realm of the shadow winter, storms, cold, and death. Immersion in the natural world doesn’t provide a sanctuary from human suffering; it augments and clarifies the deepest origins of distress. When that augmentation is a step toward confrontation and resolution, it is also a step toward inner peace.

Dr. Paul Fleischman
Massachusetts, USA
15 minutes

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