A Time of Awakening

I chose to use awakening as our theme for October in answer to the disparaging and degrading way the term “woke” is being used to describe and discredit individuals and groups of people. Whenever I see or hear that word, I know what is coming and shudder a bit. Let me begin by saying thatContinue reading “A Time of Awakening”

The Friday Affirmation

“I contribute to the world in a significant and vital way.” We end our month of focusing on love and care for the earth with the acknowledgment that we do contribute to this world. The lives we live and the actions we take do make a difference. May we be aware of the impact ourContinue reading “The Friday Affirmation”

Nature Will Teach You

“Unfortunately, modern man has become so focused on harnessing nature’s resources that he has forgotten how to learn from them. If you let them, however, the elements of nature will teach you as they have taught me.”― Anasazi Foundation, The Seven Paths: Changing One’s Way of Walking in the World

Walking into Autumn … again

Genie’s Note: Today we celebrate the Autumnal Equinox. Each season of the year as well as of our lives has lessons for us. It is important that we not ignore them. In honor of the first day of Autumnal (or Fall) I am reposting an oldie by goodie from 2016. With the Autumnal Equinox onContinue reading “Walking into Autumn … again”

Man’s Heart Away from Nature

“Wherever forests have not been mowed down, wherever the animal is recessed in their quiet protection, wherever the earth is not bereft of four-footed life – that to the white man is an ‘unbroken wilderness.’ But for us there was no wilderness, nature was not dangerous but hospitable, not forbidding but friendly. Our faith soughtContinue reading “Man’s Heart Away from Nature”