When I was a little girl every May Day I was out delivering May Day Baskets to neighbors and friends. In the traditional manner I would take my homemade lace doily lined basket of goodies and hang the construction paper handles on the doorknob of a widowed neighbor, ring the doorbell and run and hide… Continue reading Happy May Day!
I took a vacation. Sounds simple but it's not. This was my first official vacation with my children in all my years as a single mother...which is about eleven years now. Oh, we have traveled extensively. We have stayed in motels/hotels at friend's houses,and at retreat centers. We have spent time in Washington State, Montana,… Continue reading Vacation
A Community of Crows came to visit me and my family. Thousands upon thousands flew by my window. It was like the flying monkeys in the Wizard of Oz - an endless stream of black creatures. They came each day as the sun was setting and filled the trees below our eighth floor apartment. The… Continue reading A Community of Crows
It was a Sunday afternoon and I needed some quiet time in nature. The best and closest place I could find was a school playground. I gave in to the shade of a tree, sat down and closed my eyes. Only a block away traffic roared and all around me people were busy with… Continue reading She’s Right Behind You – The Deer Blessing
It's Valentine's Day. And it's a Full Moon. So we can feel a lot today, and tonight, in a good way, or in a bad way. Your choice. Seems there is more than enough love to go around the world, again and again and again. We can cover the world in love, but like food,… Continue reading The Distribution of Love
Spirit knows how to move me. Spirit knows how to get me out of my chair. Yes, it was a mouse. And I am not honoring mouse just yet. Notice I didn't even capitalize 'mouse?' I had just experienced a wonderful meditation with several Tibetan monks. I was spiritually high and felt… Continue reading The Mouse, the Moon and the Jumping Mother
My dear, dear four-legged friends. What would I do without you? I am happily covered in dog hair, hanging out at a friend's house in Wisconsin. It is cold outside, the snow is beautiful, the sky is gray and I have views out the window down a lovely hill to a pasture and creek beyond.… Continue reading Four Legged Friends