Life As Art: A Meditation on Water

I love my olive green watering can.

I love walking amongst the plants and insects, raining down a small spigot of life-giving water.

It feels good – grounding – to be out under the trees, pulling the hose along behind me. It feels good to be standing in wet leaves and seed pods, feet soaked and crusty with dirt.

There’s something bruising and beautiful about the simple act of providing water. … More Life As Art: A Meditation on Water

Light-Bringers & Change-Agents: Our Numbers Grow Every Single Day.

  “The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~Shakti Gawain This past week the energies swirling around me sounded so loud I nearly cried. The political machinations and racism and stupidity and fear threatened to overwhelm me. As an empath (highly sensitive person) I felt assaulted. … More Light-Bringers & Change-Agents: Our Numbers Grow Every Single Day.

Finding Wholeheartedness

“The antidote to exhaustion is wholeheartedness.” ~ David Whyte Walking Into the Fire Over the past week or so, I’ve been reading Danielle LaPorte’s Fire Starter Sessions. I subscribed to her website a few months back because I liked the ‘truth bombs’ I saw on Facebook. Then, I joined up with her Big Beautiful Writers … More Finding Wholeheartedness

Walking Meditation

I first experienced the meditative peace of walking  during the eighteen months I lived with my mother after my father’s death.  My friend Cathleen and I walked the wooded pathways of a nearby park three times a week.  We did it for exercise, but also saw it as a chance to talk freely about our … More Walking Meditation