Clouds Over Water

Clouds Over Water ** When will I penetrate the labyrinth of roots reaching down into the darkness of my soul? * The sun wavers. Chaos in the sky. Clouds over water swirl and smear. * Harsh brightness breaks through. Warnings of coming rain. Dark and light. Sorrow and joy. * Feet on the earth. Finding […]

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Greed, Agression and Delusion

I have just completed David Loy’s book, A New Buddhist Path: Enlightenment, Evolution and Ethics in the Modern World.  Written in a clear and compelling style, this book presents a cogent interpretation of Buddhist teachings.  With acuity and logic, Loy reveals a current pressing need for intertwining the paths of personal enlightenment and social awareness […]

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Standing in Both

Standing in Both   On scraps of paper I write prayers to the helpers and heroes. Will falling in love with the Earth help us to understand life and death, recognize our dependence on The Mother and her gifts? Earth Child is my true name. Jungle, Sequoias and Ocean speak to me with a new […]

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Death sits on my shoulder

Death sits on my shoulder. It arrived some weeks ago, took its place close to my ear, let me recognize it’s presence. Now death dares to whisper out loud. It has taken me all these years to tune my ears to it’s words. Strangely I feel grateful. The urgency of its message helps me to […]

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Jungle Bungalow or Mega Resort

I turn down the volume this week staying in a bungalow at a mountain jungle wellness center. The two small bags I brought are hardly emptied. My needs dwindle by the day. I reuse everything over and over. In fact I fall into a rhythm that gets easier and more effective each time I do […]

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A New Dawn & A New Year

Wishing all my followers many blessings during this special time of year!  Here are two poems from my Starglyph Book that celebrate this season of Light!  Enjoy. A New Dawn Vibrations from birth Surrender to the light The past is forgiven The future is sealed And so it is ** Protection, love, wisdom Radiate and […]

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New Book Recommendations

In Case you have missed it, there is a current set of book recommendations under Key Books:  Books 4 -November 2014 You can access it directly here when you open this link.

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The Sequoias Speak

On the 19th of June this year we joined Bill and Marilyn Veltrop along with FireHawk, Pele Rouge and Renegade Lawdog for their annual Summer Solstice Gathering. This was held  at the Sequoia Retreat Center in Ben Lomond, CA. My experience there with the Sequoia trees touched me deeply – especially at this time of […]

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Conscious Living in a Changing World

Creating an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet—a New Dream for Humanity by the Pachamama Alliance Many of us can feel are discouraged and disheartened by the destruction of the the Earth, our only home.  Many people think that we can do nothing as individuals.  Although there are huge forces […]

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Rituals of Reunion

Rituals are food for the soul.  Reunion is the transformation of our Age of Separation into the realization that Everything is One. We sorely need both aspects in our lives today. After completing Charles Eisenstein’s book The More Beautiful World, I have spent a lot of time imagining what I could do in my daily […]

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