Tag Archives: nature and healing

DO THIS ONE THING

These cold mornings, I make it a habit to walk up to my bee yard no matter what the weather and take a peek into the plexiglass viewing windows on each one of my hives. My hives are kept under … Continue reading

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ABUNDANT SUMMER

I cannot believe it is already mid-July. This summer, more than any in my recent memory has fulfilled that old adage, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” So many stories have been in the making these warm months, but the … Continue reading

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AS PROMISED—A WEB RETREAT!

“Winter Sojourn: An Intimate Exploration of the Cold Moons” Winter-to-Winter, our spiritual and physical nature is matured and ripened by the seasonal, circular celebration of the seasons. This December, I am offering a winter web retreat to explore and build … Continue reading

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MORPHING: PART 1

The weather has been glorious here at MillHaven this past week. Some heat, some clouds, some booming thunder, and some blessed rain. A little bit of everything, and all of it good. Things are changing in the garden quickly at … Continue reading

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WEED WONDER

The chilling cold seems to have left my small corner of the Northwest for now. I can’t say that it won’t return before winter has its last hurrah, but we are back to our typically cloudy, mostly-wet days. There are … Continue reading

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WINTER WISDOM: TAKING CARE OF WHAT IS OURS

Carter woke me up early this morning. “I wanted you to see the snow!” he said. In the glow of the outside yard lights the yard looked like a field of milk. A strong east wind had picked up somewhere … Continue reading

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CRAFTING

It is raining out, and has been for several days. In the breaks between showers, I’ve hurried outside to do some end-of-season clean up in the yard, cutting back dead flowers, raking leaves. Tucked between the tall stalks of wilted … Continue reading

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CHORING

I am back home on this rainy day in the Northwest. I was discharged from the Cuckoo’s Nest late Monday afternoon.I had not been outdoors in a week, beyond the cement patio outside the ward where we gathered once every … Continue reading

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AUTUMN MUSINGS: CELEBRATION AND REGRET

The autumnal equinox rains her power down on me today, as I sit musing about all the things that I have and have not been this past summer season. Autumn is a time of celebrating our successes as well as our … Continue reading

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ENTICED—AND GLAD OF IT

Spring is rolling out previews this month. Like a captivating trailer from a lushly orchestrated block-buster movie, Spring is previewing herself here in the northwest in gorgeous snapshots of tiny color, and in the softest breath of warm air on … Continue reading

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