In this short narrative-essay, David Chang presents what he learned after spending a year in contemplative solitude on a remote off-grid island along the coast of BC, offering “invitations to live the stillness of the forest in the bustle of the city”. Chang makes the case that those blessed with the time and resources to practice contemplative solitude have an (educational) commitment to share these lessons and insights with broader society, arguing that “Contemplation becomes insignificant if it cannot address the pressing problems of our day”.
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"A Forest in the City: Contemplative Practice for Difficult Times,"
Journal of Contemplative and Holistic Education: Vol. 1:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/jche/vol1/iss2/7