I’ve been grieving about the state of my country, and the state of my fellow Americans with some level of ongoing heartbreak. I’ve had a low level of chronic grief the past four years for the state of the country and my fellow citizens who support and continue to spread fear, hate, and lies. I’ve […]
On this election day, those who study such things tell us that we as a nation are more divided than at any time in our history since the U.S. Civil War that was fought during 1861-1865. In many ways that war did not settle certain viewpoints of what kind of country America is or could […]
On this All Hallows’ Eve, a few days before our country will attempt to make a collective decision about the leadership of the highest offices of government, and in the midst of the death of much of what we think of as good and right and sacred, I’m thinking about who I am as a […]
[This poem was written a number of years ago based on a close encounter I had with the wild horses on the upper Outerbanks in the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge while visiting there with my family. I submitted the poem to unpsychology magazine, an ecopsychology journal based in the U.K, in the winter of 2019-2020 […]
[This post was written for unpsychology magazine, an ecopsychology journal based in the U.K, in the winter of 2019-2020 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was recently published in their issue 6 with the theme of connecting with the other-than-human world. The journal issue is currently available online. I’m sharing the story below for easy […]
Embrace the dark season by going within, slowing down to be fully present, and welcoming silence so that we may listen to all that might speak to us through the sacred darkness.
We each have our own path and journey to walk in this life, and who can predict what world-changing insights might be given to us as we prayerfully walk in a sacred manner, reconnecting with our home the earth?
A Spiritual Ecology of soul as pathway to regain our birthrights as Earth keepers and celebrators of awe and joy of life.
Broken windows, broken mind, broken heart, breaking time Broken thoughts, broken dreams, broken promises, breaking ground Broken lands, broken sky, broken earth, breaking waves Broken spirit, broken bodies, broken sight, breaking free Broken country, broken bridges, broken faith, breaking story Broken species, broken future, broken generations, breaking dawn Broken silence, broken tongues, broken prayers, breaking […]
The Myaamia call them Cecaahkwa, the Sandhill Cranes, our relations They had nesting grounds here in the Wabash River Valley hundreds of years ago These sacred birds are now making their way back to their spring and summer homes This is the time of Cecaahkwa Kiihswa the time of Sandhill Crane Moon […]