Smoothly swaying in this hammock under these trees makes me feel and realize how small I am compared to nature itself. The trees, so much bigger than I am; they’re like giants surrounding and staring at me. But unlike any giants that usually look scary or intimidating, these are the lovely ones (But they maybe scary at night when creatures of the night use it as hideaway or sanctuary; it’s creepy sometimes to hear their sounds from the trees!).
There are moments when life just naturally brings solitude to us and there are moments when we actually seek for it. I thought of this place sometime, and I wanted to go back there. Situated in the hills of Malaybalay City in the mountains of Bukidnon, you’ll find the Monastery of Transfiguration where you will meet the Benedictine monks known for their Coffee for the Soul. Continue reading “Solitude – When You Seek For It”