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; [...] Learn more →

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Gate of Water

Many creation stories being with water.  Sometimes water is the image used as being closest to the formless void.  Sometimes this original life giver takes on the ever-changing, constantly-present form of the ocean. So where land and ocean meet is the gate that leads you into birth after birth, creation on-going, the eternal.  Stand in [...] Learn more →

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Gate of Fire

  In our cities, in our towns, on our farms, fire is destruction of what we have worked to create.  There is no safe space in which its power can flow.  In the wild, fire is a gateway to creation.  Forest fire sweeps through destroying dead wood, releasing seeds, opening up a pathway of fresh [...] Learn more →

Marriage Lessons from the Funeral Home

My uneasy feelings about marriage became even more complicated this past November when I got the call that no one wants to get. “He didn’t make it.” The police officer was telling me that John, my partner of 12 years, had died in a car accident in Montana where he’d been working, 2,500 miles away [...] Learn more →

Virtual Show of Unstoppable Wholeness

February 13 – 26, 2013 in Gallery One at 1 Cottage St, Easthampton, MA & on-line here on the blog Reception: Saturday, February 16th from 5pm to 7pm with a poetry reading at 6pm The Artists Carolyn Cushing is a poet inspired by nature and slightly obsessed with cells, light, and the first flaring forth [...] Learn more →

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