Halloween’s Other Side of Life

Intricate spider web in black and orange Halloween colors

Looking out my window during morning Qigong practice, I glanced up to see this intricate spider web. Amazing to view its work up close...a meditation in itself. With Halloween approaching, I dug deeper into the curiosities of this scary holiday. I never understood Halloween's color combination of orange and black but now it makes more …

It IS the little things

Living consciously --- paying attention and appreciating what is around me --- feels like living in sync with the Universe. More easily I see, understand, and feel grateful for what comes my way. It's not luxurious, expensive gifts that make my heart smile, it's the little things. Just this week... I looked into the veggie …

Nature Teacher: Appreciate what you have right now

Old time clock in a field of lavendar

My Magnificent Magnolia greets me as I sip a morning latte' and bids me goodnight in the moonlight.  Standing gloriously amidst an evening rain or grey sky, her steadfast glow casts a brilliance though my window.  I am awash in awe. We've been together for decades now --- she being here long before I moved …