If I were a tree O, to be a tree, I’d like to be a tree….perhaps a large, leafy tree like a maple, or maybe something prickly like a pine. I would have birds and small animals making homes on my branches and even in my truck to keep warm and raise a … More If I were a tree
Our tall limbed, leaved teachers are nearing their Winter slumber. The earth swollen from recent rain encourages scent that breathes home to me. Feathered friends easily and cheerfily twittering in nearby bushes and trees, expressing urgency to build warm nests for the long cold days that are approaching. It is a time for us all … More Welcoming winter with the trees
Sometimes I feel alienated from the rest of the world. Yes,I have children, some friends, acquaintances, but there is no attachment to anything. I remind myself often that this comes from many years of practicing emotional detachment through my Taoist studies. I am constantly discerning my thoughts, and feelings. I don’t consider myself a … More Temporarily Disconnected.
The recent death of one of my sisters has left me feeling tremendously sad and lost at the same time. I know my current state of mind is quite normal, given the circumstance, but is it? My family was terribly broken even after I was born, 50+ years ago. I have no clue what went … More Inner Conflicts
Musings on Eostre I’m probably, without a doubt, the least active heathen and that’s okay. I don’t require to create blots in order to leave offerings and heartfelt gestures towards any god or goddess. Maybe I feel this way because I’ve sat at my altar so often over the years that I’ve learned … More Musings on Eostre