Can You Feel it?

Have you ever had that Twilight Zone feeling, like when the phone rings and an inner voice says, "Don't answer it," only to ignore the warning and have that phone call forever change your life?  I did.  And it wasn't for the best.  Two years later I was still recouping my life yet it would …

Winter’s Purpose

Piled high snow conceals the beginning of what we cannot yet see ---   seeds, bulbs, and leaves busily working behind the scenes, preparing to come alive and burst forth in spring. Not knowing yet what lies ahead, time is endless --- one long stretch of a simple moment. All the while winter whispers to us, …

Present

"Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry --- all forms of fear --- are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence." --- Eckhart Tolle   The greatest gift from anyone is to be present.  …

Nature Teacher: We’re All in this Together

We knew the storm was coming and wondered how their fragile bodies would survive.  Were there any still alive in these frigid 3 degree temps?  Topping off the bird feeders, we later fell asleep to the hush of heavy snowfall then awoke the next morning to more of the same --- nearly a foot of …