Yesterday, a farmer welcomed four strangers for a picnic at Karma Farm. Contrary to western belief, Karma is neither good nor bad, fate nor destiny. Instead, Karma is more like the act of planting a seed. Once planted, time and unseen mystery take over until the tiny plant pushes out of the soil to be […]
Explore how a shift in the meaning of nature occurred during the 1500-1600s with significant implications for how we interact with and perceive our environment.
“Your soul sings to mine. My soul is yours, and it always will be, in any world. No matter what happens.” ― Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone Michael Meade tells the story about the young people of the Masi. He shares that young people go through an initiation, or rite of passage. Among […]
I’ll remember sweet summer, glorious in dream-like haze. Farewell dear harvest, lush in fruitful bounty. Hello brilliant autumn, crisp in colorful delight. Sleep well dear roots, nestled in the earth. Rest up my love, summer will come again. ~ Poem and photo by Jacqueline Hammond.
Listening to Krista Tippet’s interview with Bessel Van Der I discovered an interesting paradox about stories and trauma: It is normal, even vital, for stories to change. The nature of memory is that it transforms and gets integrated into stories — our life narrative. The stories we tell about our lives change over time and […]