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Wild Wisdom on Wednesday – Grief of Water

When the one whose life is intertwined with yours dies, the tides take you. Carry you out to sea, send you shifting into the Bay of Fundy. This trough at the crumbling end of a mountain chain funnels first the sea to fill and fill in a 50 foot rise of water. This is your inundation. Shore [...]

The Privilege of Grief

It was easier for me to travel across the whole country and claim my partner John’s body than it was for Michael Brown’s mother to cross a few feet of pavement in Ferguson, Missouri.   John was killed in a car crash in Montana while I was home in Massachusetts.  We are not sure when [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Dream of Earth

The dream of earth is not life. The dream of earth is not death. The dream of earth is renewal, the mixing place of end and start, husk and seed. Earth’s children, Chaos and Slow Change, call forth the dream in each age. From carbon to oxygen, from single cell to many, from the ocean [...]

Wild Wisdom Series

I have started a series of poetic nature meditations inspired by the many wonderful photos I have.  I’ve been posting them to my Tarot blog, but they certainly fit the themes of this blog as well.  Periodically, I’ll let you know about the offerings over there so you can decide if you want to make [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Dream of Water

Water seeks flow: melt of snow and glacier; reach of ocean, over and over again caressing the shore; an insistent stream cutting rock, tending trees all the way downhill.  The dream of water is to flow. And from the flow, beauty:  the shape of the land changed and charged; the color of water clear delight; [...]