Our Original Freedom Is Love

The earth under my feet smells of spring as I take a morning hike. Songs of joy are sung to me as I walk along. Robins, chickadees and cardinals serenade the expanse of forest as the snow melts and the morning sun casts a faint shadow through the misty clouds. I can't...

Unexpected Grace Arrives Just In Time

Out hiking the other day I saw a bevy of Trumpeter swans flying overhead. I heard them first, that unusual, distinctive sound of their call pulling my attention skyward to experience the sheer awe and joy of their presence and return for yet another season. The Return...
hearts of the people on fire

The Hearts Of The People On Fire

Starlit sky. Deep hush. Beating heart. Cat purring. Love flowing. Tears falling. Nature instructing. Earth spinning. Hearts on fire. People outraged. Governments lying. Liberties stolen. Rights revoked. Authorities violent. Freedoms denied. The Divine Comedy unfolds....
The Wisdom of Winter’s Hush

The Wisdom of Winter’s Hush

I went hiking today along a wintry forest trail. It was uneven and slippery from the hard, icy indents of other footsteps now frozen in time. Nature's Calm When I venture outside into nature, I do so because it instantly relaxes me and I always marvel at how fast the...

Nature Speaks – The Law & Order of Love

Nature Speaks – The Law & Order of Love

Nature speaks now…are you listening to the law and order of love? This new law and order replaces all else for those who are empty enough to listen. Your life happens with the heart now. Have you begun to notice the changes, some subtle, some not so, in what you’re...

How To Let The World Change You

How To Let The World Change You

How have you been changing as a result of our current human existence? Have you been learning how to let the world change you this past year? It's definitely been my experience thus far. Are you allowing the world to change you, or are you thinking you can change the...

Remaining Calm Within The Storm – Dive Deep

Remaining Calm Within The Storm – Dive Deep

When have we...all of humanity at the same time...ever had our backs up against a wall with the likes of the full on tyranny we are experiencing at every level these days? It feels so normal to rise up in outrage, to protest, to boycott, to demand justice and freedom,...

How An Uprising In Consciousness Will Change Everything

How An Uprising In Consciousness Will Change Everything

While the initial fear, panic, hoarding, and stockpiling of food and paper products has eased up somewhat, as an empath, I am feeling both an eerie acquiescence of what's taking place...people making the best of the situation but simply waiting, herd-like, for the...

Silent Sentinels – United We Stand

Silent Sentinels – United We Stand

As the worldwide Stay At Home wave continues, especially for those who live on their own, there is a growing rise in feelings of separation, isolation and loneliness.  Even for those of us who are not at home alone, the loss of our external sense of community and...

Depression Can Be Homesickness For Yourself

Depression Can Be Homesickness For Yourself

"When we don't create or express, we get homesick ...homesick for ourselves. We're missing the richness, the beauty inside of us." -Pam Grout Depression ...that grey, heavy, numb, sour, dark, muted, inertia. This is how we feel when we're afraid to dig deep and...

To Be Natural Is Not Rocket Science

To Be Natural Is Not Rocket Science

I get the feeling these days, when I’m out and about in daily life and sensing the vibes of some of the random conversations I overhear, that people are longing for more time to simply breathe deeply, to enjoy a peaceful morning in silence, to take a stroll -...

Why No Guru, Teacher or Method Is Going To Save You

Why No Guru, Teacher or Method Is Going To Save You

Most of the time when I'm out for my daily hikes I feel like I become a free bird, released from the cage of my mind as soon as I hit the outdoors and begin to move my body. This is my time away from daily responsibilities. In the beauty of nature, I'm set free and...

Can You Feel Your Life?

Can You Feel Your Life?

Sometimes I hear voices in my head. They feel ancient because they say wise things.  This usually happens when I'm hiking in nature.  They tell me often that to feel is to pray. They say if we're not feeling, we're not living. Agony and Ecstasy Is A Holy Dance To feel...

Creating Calm – The Need of Our Times

Creating Calm – The Need of Our Times

2020 will be talked about in hindsight as the year of dissolution, the process in which something becomes weaker and weaker, then literally dissolves or dismantles.  Patriarchal power, war, oppression, lies, money, religion, dictatorship, global warming, greed – it’s...

Love Is The Only Way Out – Don’t Refuse Your Lifeboat

Love Is The Only Way Out – Don’t Refuse Your Lifeboat

"Until we see love as the meaning of life, life seems to have no meaning at all. The sense of meaninglessness produces chaos, and the chaos produces fear. There is only one way out of this, and that is to see every moment and every situation as an invitation to...