Photo by Caleb Kastein on Unsplash Laughter of the north wind. Promise of the morning sun. Wisdom of the ancient rivers. Perseverance of the mountains. ~ Spirit far above the tallest trees. Spirit deep within the mother's heart.

Leafing Out with New Growth

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve actually started writing something only to not get it finished. Then by the time I get back to it, the moment has passed. Anyway, here I am – back in the game. I’m working on my place again. I had to rehang a drum once the hook... Continue Reading →

Some Days Are Better Than Others

Today, I had someone tell me that I build community. That I'm one of these people who do that naturally. Really? Then why have I been through so many? Maybe building them is not the problem but sustaining them is? Where's my community now? I'm not even sure how to make friends any more or... Continue Reading →


When new things start showing up on the horizon, sometimes old things have to give way and lovingly be released. Letting go is not always easy. It takes time to reflect and release. Sometimes to grieve. I'm one who has picked myself up off the floor more than once. I've even had others comment on... Continue Reading →


Since I was snowed in for Spring Break, I didn't really done much. I also wasn't focused or motivated. At first I had a lot of regrets and was self-critical of my lack of productivity. Yet, it slowly seeped in that I actually wasn't unproductive at all. It became a time of incubation, a time... Continue Reading →

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