“Are there trees near you,
and does your own soul need comforting?
Quick, then— open the door and fly on your heavy feet; the song
may already be drifting away.”
— Mary Oliver, "Such Singing in the Wild Branches"
“Are there trees near you,
When it comes to food and eating, you are the Sacred Earth Activist and your actions are deeply connected to all that is. Can your food actions really impact climate change - does what you do really matter? It can seem an overwhelming question.Read More
Given the scale and intensity of the issues we face, can an individual’s meditation and other pathways of cultivating fresh and creative perception really make a difference in our world? Is it true that, as the Persian poet Jalālu’d-dīn Rūmī exclaims, “The clear bead at the center changes everything”?Read More
‘Humankind is far removed from nature both within and without and has become an exile from the ideal state of life” ~Hazrat Inayat KhanRead More
Along with the stresses in my daily life has been a concurrent period of lasting epiphany, starting with the coalescing of several important reads and conversations, and peaking after several days trying to assist on behalf of the agency I direct with the Mendocino Complex Fires in northern California. I watched fire fighters and many others, some with homes in jeopardy, working in difficult conditions for days on end to save lives and property.Read More
We feel this breath against
Our animal skin as
It shouts or
Whispers In our ears,
There is no silent breath,
Just some we do not hear.
Planet breath inflating your lungs
A busy, ballooning marketplace
When we returned to the Hall of Mirrors I experienced a most powerful meditation. It all came together as, in my meditation, as I communed with my Oak-Chestnut Tree and had the distinct honor to mind-ride on Eagle-Owl wings through the Universe, visit my past, revisit the wonders of the world I have been privileged to know including Mother Trees and our own backyard redwoods, peeked into the future, and rode the winds of time.Read More
I was on a spiritual journey of renewal in Damanhur organized by O.N.E. It was surreal for me to realize I was actually here, ready to experience this transformative, artistic, spiritual science community that lives sustainably and in harmony with Nature and each other. Little did I know how much I would be transformed.Read More
I created the Weather Girl Blog as a peace project – a universal way to help people reconnect to the natural world – as a touchstone. Remembering that we are part of nature makes for a balanced more peaceful human, a more harmonious existence.Read More
We offer gratitude for the path of Sacred Earth Activism. For the awareness that rises in our hearts of who we are as sacred children of sacred Earth, not separate from Her. We give thanks for the impulse which follows, to act on Her/our behalf, guided by the inspiration that wells up from the knowing of our unity.Read More