“It reaches deeply. By going into nature and letting go, and reaching that deep spiritual level, quiet is quieting. It is also medically healing in that it’s lowering your blood pressure and taking those stress hormones out of your blood stream. But it’s also in the peace of mind. How often do we use the words peace and quiet together in the same breath?” — Gordon Hempton
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Credits: Soundtracker Gordon Hempton quote excerpted from Life Is Full of Sweet Spots — An Exploration of Joy, Mary O’Connor, Abbott Press, Bloomington, Indiana, © 2013.
Photo of Moose Pond, Bridgton, Maine, courtesy of Margaret Lindsey.