"I like to go into a little shell and be a hermit and make music for a while." — Delta Goodrem
What might you discover about yourself when you take time to separate yourself from the pack and get your head straight?
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I recently visited a place called Hermit’s Cave, located on a secluded trail in Erving, MA. The legend is that an 18th century Scotsman once lived in the cave, thus giving it its name.
I became fascinated by the notion that a man would travel thousands of miles away from home to live alone in a cave, but as I reflected on it I began to understand why people would want to retreat from the concerns of the world and seek solitude.
Hermits remove themselves from society, getting rid of the distractions of everyday life to reflect on what is truly worthy of their attention, time, and energy. This solitude offers space for contemplation, meditation, prayer, and greater self-awareness, creating an opportunity for enhanced personal development and growth.
Perhaps there’s something we can learn from hermits?
How might you take mini retreats from the world to reflect and reconnect with your inner values so you can maintain authenticity?
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