Slowing Down: Japanese Gardens

What’s the rush?

Todd Dosenberry
The Shortform

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This past Sunday, I explored the Japanese garden at Frederick Meijer Gardens with my parents. Upon arriving at the entrance gate, my father said, “it’ll be quicker if we go this way.” This utterance took me aback.

Why rush? We went to the garden to experience nature and calmness. Our calendars were empty. The first sentence of the Japanese garden’s…

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Todd Dosenberry
The Shortform

Uncle. Godfather. Runner. Writer. Meditating daily since July 2017. All thoughts appear from the ether. MindfulToad.com