17 Feb, 2022

Nine Deer

17 Feb, 2022

Nine Deer yarding up behind my house as if it were spring. Maybe they can smell something behind the bitter 40 knot winds that brook no romantic notions about such an idea as spring. “A long ways away,” I hear the winds howl, all sure  of their ferocity. Still, the...

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31 Jan, 2022

Forest Offerings

31 Jan, 2022

Having endured the darkest winter days, most humans possess an inner longing to celebrate Earth’s turning toward spring. Historically, Irish people have celebrated the quarter year at Imbolc on February first/second. It was, and still is, a celebration of the diminishing of winter’s powers, often associated with Cailleach, the...

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22 Mar, 2021

Serve Life

22 Mar, 2021

Happy World Water Day! I titled these musings, “Serve Life” rather than “Heal Earth” because in truth to “heal” earth is to serve life.  Daniel Christian Wahl, author of Designing Regenerative Cultures gives us this beautiful illustration that depicts a different way of seeing the world. The ancient Sanscrit...

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