Thomas Berry

" The Earth with its layers of land and water and air provides the space within which all living things are nurtured and the context within which humans attain their identity. If in the excitement of a secular technology reverence for the Earth has diminished in the past, especially in the western world, humans now... Continue Reading →

Life is more

The knowing that life is more is what we each long for. But what more is there?  There is joy in seeing a butterfly flit from flower to flower, in the smile of a child, the laughter of an elder, the howl of the wolf – all these touch our soul somehow and remind us... Continue Reading →

Gracias

Gracias por mi vida Gracias por mi corazon I thank you for the mountains Rising strong and free Guardians of our life here In the valley where we thrive I thank you for waters that flow through Carrying away all anger and bitterness Bathing us in clarity of heart and mind For all that blooms... Continue Reading →

early morning quiet

In the quietness of early morning, as the world pauses between dark and light, when even the birds are silent and the bullfrogs have quieted their gossip, I walk the hills and marvel at the rising sun. The early light rims the clouds with pink and a dusty rose spreads out above the trees The... Continue Reading →

Know thyself

I see in nature a reflection of who I am. As do you Perhaps all of life is but a reflection of our own heart Look therefore At what you see And know thy self. - Joss Burnel

Sunday Stillness Feb 5th

  Grant me the ability to be alone; May it be my custom to go outdoors each day among the trees and grasses, among all growing things and there may I be alone, and enter into prayer to talk with the one that I belong to. - Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav

Each life

Each life a delicate strand of energy connected by birth to those who attach themselves by love and tenderness and sometimes by rejection and scorn. As the strand grows and reaches out into the world, it forms its own connections and sometimes cuts off the original attachment. Swinging free for a moment in time, we... Continue Reading →

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