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Grandmother Tree

Grandmother Tree

She hiked along the deer trail, looking forward to seeing her old friend. High on the mountain ridge, Jessie sat down among the tree’s gnarled roots winding serpent-like through the red clay and rocks. She leaned back against the peeling bark of the juniper’s trunk, nestling into the welcoming embrace of the ancient tree. Jessie… Read Full Article

Vast as a Star

Vast as a Star

Everything is alive. Everyone has a unique Song. Every tree, every rock, every tiny grain of sand. Each human, animal, plant, bird, bug, river, and fish. Everyone’s Song radiates far beyond the physical body. You are as vast as a star. Every Song is connected in the web of life. The web of life is… Read Full Article

What the Wild Ones Know

What the Wild Ones Know

In our years among the red rock mesas in Abiquiu, NM, we had daily encounters with coyotes, ravens, lizards, jackrabbits, and the many others who flew, crawled, nested, rooted, and migrated in these lands. My curiosity, love, and sense-awareness were enlivened by living close-in with the wild ones. All the while, my four-legged friend, Jasmine,… Read Full Article

Plant Spirit

Plant Spirit

Osha Root is my cherished remedy during cold and flu season, for allergies and toothaches. Osha grows high in the mountains near my home in New Mexico. Osha has long been a traditional remedy for the peoples living here. Osha is also known as Bear Root because of the bears’ medicinal use of this plant.… Read Full Article

Letting Go: A Sacred Task

Letting Go: A Sacred Task

When trees drop their leaves in the Fall, the trees simply let the leaves go. No effort to keep everything in place. No fears. No resistance to the unfolding changes. The trees let go of the leaves because it is time in the natural cycles of life. Of the trees. Of the leaves. Of the… Read Full Article

Manifesting: It’s a Mutual Thing

Manifesting: It’s a Mutual Thing

My bundle of sage was dwindling. This particular sage plant offers medicines for smudging ceremonies. I’ve heard this plant called Indian Sage, Buffalo Sage, Dakota Sage, but the sages labeled with these names in herb stores were not the plant I was looking for. To find a place to wildharvest the sage and replenish my… Read Full Article

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