Conversations with Trees, Spiritual Teaching

Everyone Needs a Summer Vacation

Dear Friends, When I was a young girl each summer I was gifted with a week at my Grandmother's house. She had a simple little house on the edge of a small Iowa town, with a large garden, an ample amount of green grass and a perfectly placed apple tree. I would take a stack… Continue reading Everyone Needs a Summer Vacation

Our Four Legged Friends, Spiritual Insight, Spiritual Teaching

250 Pounds of Purr

I was more than a little bit intimidated. I was feeling fear the closer we got to one another.  Yet I wanted to know him, and I wanted to get close. He was gorgeous and proud, sleek and strong.  He weighed 250 pounds, had claws sharp as steel blades and teeth that could rip me apart ...if he really wanted to. The trainer… Continue reading 250 Pounds of Purr

Spiritual Teaching, Uncategorized

A Dozen Or More Ducks…All In A Row

Today I went outside to see what was happening with the ducks here at our neighborhood pond. Looking for a sign of what is really going on in my life behind the scenes, I came around the corner anxious to see what the ducks were up to today. Much to my surprise they were sitting...all… Continue reading A Dozen Or More Ducks…All In A Row

Inspirational, Our Four Legged Friends

Grasshopper Is Here Today…

I feel on top of the world today because Grasshopper is at my bedroom window. I am thrilled to see him.  Overjoyed, ecstatic.   I want you to understand, I am really happy to see my friend. It has been so long, too long, since I have seen him.  And now he is at my window,… Continue reading Grasshopper Is Here Today…

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Joy to the Frogs

The frogs are back.  Baby frogs are showing up in my life again.  They make me so happy... I was so angry, holding a grudge with snake, and I fueled my anger by blaming him for all the frogs disappearing. But now the frogs are back. Over several months the frogs were disappearing.  And then… Continue reading Joy to the Frogs

Spiritual Insight

Snake Slitthered Up To Me

Snake slithered up to me today as I was saying my morning prayers at the base of my old, wise tree friend.  I had just put down an offering and then out of the corner of my eye was a black, gold and red banded snake coming up towards my feet. Like the wise, animal… Continue reading Snake Slitthered Up To Me

Inspirational, Uncategorized

Precious Moments

Today I played authentically with my children. It was a beautiful afternoon and I was tired of raking leaves that just keep falling. So I initiated a game of tag/hide and seek. I was surprised how I got into it, and was sincerely trying to stay hidden behind the palm tree as one of my… Continue reading Precious Moments