The forest is full of exciting energy right now. It’s similar to the energy I feel in the autumn; it’s change and potential. The ice gives way to the warm sunbeams penetrating the forest canopy. Copious deer droppings around these icy terreriums reveal that they are serving as watering holes until they evaporate. Even afterContinue reading “Nature Awareness: Change and Potential”
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Nature Awareness: Baby On Board!
Now that the temperatures are starting to rise (slightly) and there is more daylight in the evening, I’ve started to take Bee out for walks with me. We don’t go very far, but it’s nice to get outside and share that with her. It’s how we saw our first robins and red-winged blackbirds of theContinue reading “Nature Awareness: Baby On Board!”
Nature Awareness: An Cailleach Strikes Again!
The week’s stress comes to a head on Sundays, and the call from the forest is strongest then. Come dance with the trees! Come lose yourself in the quiet! Come heal! So I listen and go. It snowed last night. Not a dusting but a proper, North Country snow. Everything was melting over the lastContinue reading “Nature Awareness: An Cailleach Strikes Again!”
Natural Awareness Journal – January 5th, 2013
Begin a regular practice of attunement to the land, including outdoor meditations and offerings to the Nature Spirits. It is suggested to pick a place easily accessible that you might be able to go to several times a week (such as an overgrown fence – row, a more ‘wild’ section of your backyard, possibly a city park, or even a balcony garden, etc)Continue reading “Natural Awareness Journal – January 5th, 2013”
Study study study! Work work work!
I seem to go through a cycle of three settings – study, experience, and lazy bum. Occasionally the study and experience join forces and I truly feel like I’m living the path of a Druid, balancing the two in a beautiful dance of books, meditations, walks in the forest, and discussion groups. Recently, I’ve beenContinue reading “Study study study! Work work work!”