Nature altars are like mandalas that we create in the outdoors. Creating nature altars is a spontaneous activity that does not require planning. All that you have to do to create a nature altar is go to a place of nature (or your backyard), look around and gather materials that you can use to create your nature altar.
Modern life has turned us into a throw-away society. Unfortunately, this mentality is no longer confined to things. We have become accustomed to throw away relationships as well.
Science has proven that expressive writing is good for one’s general well-being.
“The decision to write a journal has been the most important decision I have ever made because it has led to every other important decision I’ve ever made,” writes Christina Baldwin in her book, Life’s Companion, Journal Writing as a Spiritual Quest.
The tradition of asking for a word that would provide direction for one’s life was practiced by the mystics who fled to the deserts and mountains to seek enlightenment. These mystics, known as the Desert Fathers and Desert Mothers were visited by many people who sought their guidance.
To stay well, you need to consciously create positive energies.
The image of the walis tingting resting against the trunk of a tree
reminds us of the pauses in our lives.
Meditation is now being hailed as a cheap and readily available way
to keep the signs of aging at bay.