Floating yet being grounded…nature is vital for me…

There are times when I am lifted so high in a reading that staying grounded in this human world of ours is something I am working on.

This city I now live in has evolved since 1967 and the planners have incorporated ancient special sites with great care. I went out for some fresh air this morning and made another discovery just a few blocks away. Howe Park Wood is a designated special site because of the unique flora and fauna. There are ponds, little wooden bridges, bridleways, woodlands, an old farm, the site of a medieval village, a moat and St.Giles Church.

I brought myself back to write this and start work, yet the peaceful feeling from this place stays with me.

18 Responses to “Floating yet being grounded…nature is vital for me…”


  1. 1 teawithmanaguagunn August 4, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    This post is one that influenced me – so I’m just revisiting it. I must say the mix of nature and spiritualism you have is one I found recently visiting a sami settlement in northern Finland.

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  2. 3 Maxi July 21, 2012 at 10:36 am

    Gazing at the fork in the road one could probably go either way and find comfort. I hope your new found place consoles you in the days to come, Jane.
    Blessings – Maxi

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    • 4 Jane Thorne July 21, 2012 at 8:51 pm

      I had a lovely day out with a friend today…spontaneous and goodness we had a great day…blessings for our friends hey Maxi xxx

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  3. 5 granbee July 20, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    Howe Park Wood and St. Giles Church seem like truly inspirational places to walk, Jane. I am with you in spirit, dear girl!

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  4. 7 tornadoday July 20, 2012 at 1:44 am

    That’s one of the great things about nature ~ no matter how much we see, we can’t see it all. And no matter what words we have, they can never quite do it justice. What a beautiful place to find you’re always home, Jane. I love that place. You should carry a blanket along next time….. 🙂 Love you, Bobbie

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  5. 11 Linda Willows July 19, 2012 at 11:30 pm

    It sounds ideal. I am very happy for you, perhaps many more new discoveries too! just like a secret path in the woods….Love Linda

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  6. 13 1smiles July 19, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    Jane what a lovely place. I love exploring places both old and new. So glad you found this one.
    Love & Hugs,
    Jeannie xxxx

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  7. 15 managuagunnwashere July 19, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    I envy that lovely feeling of finding areas in your town where you feel everything seems just right. I remember places like that. The need of nature is a noble need. Your blog gives a sense of relaxation, and makes me want to take a walk and discover..

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  8. 17 Elena Caravela July 19, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    Such a welcoming yet mysterious place.

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