Where All Sounds Dwell

  Wind shifting through beach grass Black winged one lofting in place directly overhead Fighting gusting winds with a whoosh of wings Ocean waves pounding upon the shore at my back And amidst all of it a threshold of silence Where all sounds dwell before they are created ~~~~~~~~~ Written at South Salmon Creek Beach, … Continue reading Where All Sounds Dwell

THANKSGIVING ADDRESS

In the Haudenosaunee native peoples Thanksgiving Address there rests a constant reminder that we already have everything we need. It recognizes the abundance that constantly surrounds us rather than scarcity - and is a pledge of interdependence and of gratitude for all that is given to us in every single moment, day, year…..lifetime.

Being Uprooted

Inevitably there come moments in our lives when we feel uprooted - whether physically, mentally, emotionally or even at the depths of our being. It could be.....

Tree Lessons on Vulnerability

Most every day I pass by this particular tree in the image above. It has always struck me as a shining example of the intelligence of trees - to not only live, but thrive, no matter what the circumstances or conditions. .

The Best Things In Life….

Waking up on a moist light filled Sunday morning graced with peaceful nature sounds of forest and creek. All is well in this moment, laced with a sharp awareness that everything could change in an instant....and has...and will.

Engaged in Miracles

It's a misty wet afternoon here at Wolf Creek. Trees, creek and cool drops beckon one to explore the delights of nature in her mantle of changing season and soft fragrant earth. For the Celtic people of ancient Ireland, the natural world was a continuous prayer. Each mountain held a soul, each river a heart.......