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Folks continue to gift us with picturesque images of their physical sanctuaries and healing spaces. The common themes? Home and nature.

"My favorite healing place: Pololu Valley, The Big Island, Hawaii."

A joyful lamentation over sealed spaces and the lessons Rosh Hashanah — and the High Holy Days — teaches when we have access to the gifts of our natural environment.

If you pay attention, you'll see connections that one often overlooks — even in a Tumblr dashboard.

Silence is an endangered species, says Gordon Hempton. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox." Quiet is a "think tank of the soul." We take in the world through his ears.

A lyrical essay in which Gordon Hempton reminds the reader of what we can find inside ourselves through nature and how it makes us better listeners too. A must-read.

A Twitterscript recap of our interview with the man who is trying to preserve the last quiet places.

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