Happy Friday! 

   If this swan can dance like no one’s watching, you can, too! Rise up, shake it off, and let your joy create ripples for all of the world to feel! Yeah, get out there and make the world a better place for all beings. It’s up to each one of us to be the … More Happy Friday! 

A Woman in the Woods: Coming Face to Face With the Creation

I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.~John Muir Winter Trees at Dusk, 2017. I am at home in the woods. I have a strong affinity for the natural world that also includes great respect and awe. I do … More A Woman in the Woods: Coming Face to Face With the Creation

And Then All That Has Divided Us Will Merge

And Then All That Has Divided Us Will Merge. I’ve written in previous posts about the power of poetry to console, heal, connect, and  explain the unexplainable. This poem, ‘The Merger Poem,’ by Judy Chicago does exactly that. Plus, it gives me hope for a more just, equitable, and harmonious future. The refrain, And then, seems … More And Then All That Has Divided Us Will Merge

What This World Needs

What This World Needs: Some thoughts on a Sunday morning  More love, more compassion, more music, more prayer, more laughter, more gratitude, more community, more communication. Less hate, less ego, less greed, less fundamentalism, less exclusiveness. “In these Arms, A Song for All Beings” is a peaceful, meditative, spiritual journey into a place of calm … More What This World Needs