Autumn Splendour!!

A poem by Mary Oliver... Song of Autumn... In the deep fall don't you imagine the leaves think how comfortable it will be to touch the earth instead of the nothingness of air and the … [Read more...]

The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower...   Like the lotus flower that is born out of mud, we must honour the darkest parts of ourselves and the most painful of our life's experiences, because they are what … [Read more...]

The Calming Gifts of Nature

I sit here this evening listening to Snatam Kaur and Peter Kater's album Heart of the Universe as I reflect back to a little over two weeks ago. It's been a whirlwind of emergencies happening in my … [Read more...]

Quilts in the Garden!!

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of joining my sister for the day. She had found out about a Quilt Show in her area, and both of us were excited to attend. Much to each other's surprise as we talked … [Read more...]

Art and Nature Inspires Healing

"Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity." ~John Ruskin "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." ~Gerard de Nerval In His presence I find … [Read more...]

Nature… News… Now what?

I have been really pleased with how well I have been healing since my surgery last month. This week I met with my surgeon for the pathology results. This took place on Tuesday, almost a month after … [Read more...]

Turning off social media… turning on self-care and more freedom

Have you ever had your inner voice talk to you? Do you listen when it talks? I just had one such episode this evening that lasted maybe a whole 2-3 minutes. I was sitting at the kitchen table, … [Read more...]

Beltane and Wesak Full Moon Ceremonies

Spring is coming alive in our part of the world, here in Canada, and last weekend we got to experience Beltane and the Wesak Full Moon the biggest Full Moon of the year (Super Full Moon). I had … [Read more...]