September Sighs

September Sighs

A few days ago, the Autumnal Equinox took place. It’s a time when the Earth community stands between the longest and shortest days of sunlight. In the Northern Hemisphere, we are now moving toward more darkness while in the Southern Hemisphere the approach is toward...
September Serenity

September Serenity

We’re now into the third week of September and because of our warm weather, the trees are just beginning to empower their leaves to turn colors and fly away into the next journey of their lives. Today, as I walked along a trail beside a tree lined creek, I noticed a...
Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

The wind whispers its secrets in its own incomprehensible language and the stars sing in the depths of the night inviting our awareness and participation. These words have been inspired by the many journeys into the depths of our forests, great lakes and night skies...
May Remembrance

May Remembrance

I sit in the solitude of my own room reflecting on the many days that have gone by since I was born; feeling the whisper of those who were once here. I sense the slight wind of their presence with all its joys, sorrows, hopes, dreams and sacrifices. I sense their...
Sensing Spring

Sensing Spring

We’re in the fourth week of April and some of us are finally awake to the reality that we’re in the soulful season of Spring. The rest of us are still surprised when we see a tree budding flowers and green shoots emerging from shrubs and branches. I saw the first...
Join the Dance!

Join the Dance!

My first dance with another person was as a teen-ager, and in the beginning, it was a fearful experience. I was self conscious, a bit awkward and it was with a popular girl who was a really good dancer. She asked me to dance.  I said “No, I don’t dance.” She took my...