Nature

I can still pull up a twinge of the anger I felt on that summer day, back in the 60’s. I had not worshipped nature, but rather connected with Great Mystery there. In one brutal act, the tangible was gone. … Read More

Favorite Songs

What are some of your favorite songs? A babbling brook, wind rustling through tree leaves. Yes, but your favorite songs or musical artists? No really, I need to hear a bird sing before I reach for my morning coffee. Later, … Read More

Vibrant Core

Wholeness nudges us to widen our pretentious boundaries, and also to let go. As we become more compassionate and give less prominence to other people’s opinions, we can better influence from a vibrant core. Soul loss does not necessarily appear … Read More

Secrets

Say it out loud and give it power. Conceal it and give it even more power. There must be another option. If Lynx’s strength, in us, is keeping other people’s secrets, Lynx’s weakness may be ignoring our own. Acknowledging our … Read More

Keeping Confidences

Shhh! Wait and see which way the cat jumps. In positions such as Spiritual Director, Psychotherapist or Clergy, keeping confidences, is fundamental.  Similarly, people who are gifted in discernment or one of the four clairs: seeing, hearing, sensing and knowing, … Read More

Orbs of Light

Through the fog, Ancients emerged, holding orbs of light. Minutes before, I prayerfully asked, “Why do people seek attention, while avoiding wholeness?” I reached out toward one glowing ball and inquired, “What is this?” The eldest responded, “A piece of … Read More

Bison

The ranger warned us about getting too close. In spite of our intention to heed his words, we rounded a turn on the path and found ourselves within a few yards of Bison. The thing that impressed me was how … Read More

Snow

I love winter, and Snow! I can almost hear the clicking keys, delete, delete, delete. Because I have never lived in a place where winters are harsh, watching feathery flakes fall from the sky is magical, for me. This year, … Read More

Winter

It was spring. By winter a big smile graced my face. I could no longer hear the condescending words and tone. “What an imagination! You do know that the still small voice, you heard, was your own.” The voice of … Read More

Weasel

What a weasel! If we’ve not said the words out loud, most likely, we have thought them, a time or two. Our world is full of calculating people. The wiliest ones cover up personal black holes, unaware of the light, … Read More

Confident Knowing

Summer’s electricity jolts us forward. There, Moose bellows out a melancholy sound through fall’s vibrant colors, inviting us into winter and confident Knowing. In answering Moose’s call, I found a surprise community, too. Chilly, dark nights come in different forms, … Read More

Insight

Continued from Why? The question why can be as innocent as it is pesky, indicting, really. Asking why once, usually only gets us to a surface reason. *Asking why, five times, letting each answer inform the next why question, offers … Read More