How Thoreau’s “Walden” Inspires Our Own Life Purpose In Uncertain Times

Trees in snow near Walden Pond

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” ~Walden

Thoreau was doing more than simplifying his life when he went to live alone near Walden Pond. His desire was to…