To love a spider? Not as hard as you might think. Curiosity, patience, an open heart, overcome fear, and recognize we are not alone when we respect all creatures.
In early December, 2019, I took my friend and Los Angeles coordinator, Lenna, to a park near her home in Pasadena. She wanted answers to troubling questions. This is best solved by a Wisdom or Teaching Tree. She had never heard answers from a tree before, although she had experiences of flowers and bushes wavingContinue reading “Gratitude to GOM Tree”
First, a Bear Encounter When I was six years old, we lived in rural Millis, Massachusetts. My favorite times were in nature. One time I stayed too late picking wild blueberries, and knew that mom would be mad. I wasn’t supposed to be late for dinner. So I took the shortcut home, through the woods.Continue reading “Meeting Bear and Rattlesnakes”
What is sacred about your body’s story? Old people often say about their arthritis, that their bones are talking to them. But not bones alone. Every part of the body can talk. It is usually about some type of pain, like a headache, toothache or ankle sprain. How can this be sacred? Sacred has toContinue reading “Heal Your Body, Listen to its Sacred Story”
I invite you to talk to trees. If this is new for you, I invite you to attend an upcoming workshop where I will be teaching people to talk to trees at Tryon Creek State Park. Notice how gracious the trees are in welcoming you. Like this: Or like this, as if their roots goContinue reading “Meditation Benches offered by the tree roots”
Nature has intelligence and inherent worth. How can we communicate to serve our wholeness? What are the ethics of human relationship to the Earth?
Your body’s innate wisdom can be an Oracle for you. Deva whispering helps you communicate with body tissues, while you gain ease and a deep sense of peace.
Rosi talked to cows and horses when she was little. Then plants and insects and they all talked back. The Devas said, Rosi should teach! Or be fed to the whales?
The grief was gone when I realized the nature spirits were still here, the forest would regrow. Oracle Tree had always told me that he had been the spirit of an ancient tree that had once burned. And he had taught many Deva Communion students.
As a novice gardener, I first learned about organic gardening in 1972 from a friend, back issues of Organic Gardening Magazine, and a lot of experimentation. One of my favorite photos from our NE Portland home shows me grinning from ear to ear, carrying armloads of three and a half foot long and two feetContinue reading “Talking with Slugs; Findhorn and first experiments”