Blosummer

The summer solstice was yesterday. The longest day of the year and the marker of summer. Our planet was tilted the most it can be toward our star, the Sun. And yesterday was Father’s Day, my first without my dad. I was reminded of this … Continue readingBlosummer

Crows and Coconuts pt 2

You know the story didn’t end here. I searched for crows still. Throughout history, the crow has been associated with both positive and negative symbolic meanings. The most common are: Life magic; mystery of creation Destiny, personal transformation, alchemy Intelligence Higher perspective Being fearless, audacious … Continue readingCrows and Coconuts pt 2

Crows and coconuts pt 1

There’s a paradox parable of sorts in the Vastishana about a crow and a coconut. It explores the idea of timing. Not in the sense of minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day but in the more eternal sense of fate. It’s a befuddling concept that has tickled man’s … Continue readingCrows and coconuts pt 1

Take a Break

Take a break. Just breathe. Be present for a few moments. Close your eyes if you’d like. Relax the shoulders back and down. Take a huge breath in, suspend it for a moment, and then release it out.   Feel better?   It’s important for … Continue readingTake a Break

A living ecosystem

Frogs. Gorgeous and transformative. Tadpoles absorb their tails, use them as energy as they grow. Such fantastical creatures. Amphibians, able to live in the water and on land. Multi-planed and amazing. It’s been an interesting challenge to comprehend that I need to make a home … Continue readingA living ecosystem

The Giving Tree

Do you remember that book, The Giving Tree?  I read it as a child, and I found myself thinking today about it. Shel Silverstein’s ability to write for children and adults is astounding. It’s an ageless, timeless lesson that is always good to remember. And … Continue readingThe Giving Tree