Floris van Breugel on July 21st, 2014

Wilderness: “…an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man…” Wilderness Act, Section 2(c) This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which protects over 100 million acres of land from machines and development. Unfortunately, these spiritual places are coming under more and more attack. A few weeks …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on October 28th, 2013

Two weeks ago my girlfriend, Aubrey, and I headed out to the mountains to enjoy the fall colors and early snow. We had limited time, so we chose the easy, and thus popular, hike to Lake Ingalls. Knowing that most hikers are hesitant to camp in the snow, I suspected we would still be able …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on August 14th, 2013

What follows is a condensed excerpt that I wanted to share from a longer essay that I have been working on. I would greatly appreciate hearing your thoughts, personal experiences, and other articles that resonate with these ideas! Feel free to leave a comment below, or send me an email. It happens to all of …Read the Rest…

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