Category: Beauty of nature

You must love someone…

I love this poem. Happy 2019!   You must love someone, even if only grass, river, tree or stone, on someone’s shoulder you must lay your hand, so that it gluts its hunger with nearness, there must, there must be someone. It is like…

Morning walk post Yule

It is rather warm this morning. There are signs of life and light everywhere. Nothing brings more hope into my heart than encountering seeds with roots on them, young and delicate on the forest floor dig up by animals and birds to eat. When…

The last wish of nature

What does nature want? Presence, heart, connection. It wants to be and it wants to live. It seeks the same things any human would. It is the ‘original’ life, birth-giving entity that we all come from. The reality is that one day nature is…

Life is not about you

Last night I had a dream where a message was written clearly out against a dark background “Life is not about you” It didn’t go unnoticed and I woke up with a sharp sense of “yes, that is so true”, feeling somewhat light and…

Imperfect beauty

  A tree bent by the wind is still a tree playing with possibilities A river still or turbulent is still a river living through flexibility of flow A creature with a scar to its skin is still beautiful if not more so, as…

In search of silence

Edwardian houses line up clean streets with flower baskets hanging symmetrically on doors, as if keeping things in order. It has classic and elegant look to things. Every time I go somewhere I am taken back by just how different each place feels. It…

A trip that freed me

Here are some pictures from my trip to Perthshire, Scottish Highlands this past October just before Samhain. This was a long anticipated trip, not because it haven’t been before, I have, but because I made it there on my own after talking and planning…