i was thinking on my run this morning, how important it is that we claim what is ours to claim with happiness, like our health and how we eat. i can’t help but think it is just better to eat light right now with so little movement. i also think peace of mind is essential […]

A New World Culture of Friendship

Okay…such an interesting gentle, quiet ride through the fields and meadows of life, heading up tall mountains and soaring down the other side, swimming through rivers to get to the other side and back floating skyward in the ocean these days. On the one hand, it’s quiet inside; on the other hand, it’s active. And, […]

On the Wings of Loving Kindness

photo by jillian my quiet voice says, i think the big blue sky of awareness is what’s being asked for right here, right now. everyday rod and i speak together, trying to understand what is essential for our and everyone’s well being.  we read, we research, and we observe. every day we make new decisions. […]

Heart and Soul

my heart this morning was whispering to my soul about affectionately and gently noticing one another in the realms of infinity, that has no time. to be seen, quietly, in a moment. wondering how one maintains a connection as the inside of time moves forward in space, while the outside embodies seasons and cycles of […]

A Moment–Vivid and Ethereal

So all i can say is it’s a moment…. the dreams are vivid and ethereal, the moment open and fragile clear and unclear…. It’s a moment of recognizing history doesn’t actually repeat itself, there’s an evolution of consciousness or not, but generations change and so do moments. It’s a quiet moment, yet participatory. let’s just […]

One Full Breath

“I will be calm. I will be mistress of myself.”Jane Austen – Sense and Sensibility.   Yesterday we sat for an hour and a half meditation on the beach, took a swim in the turquoise waters and walked on the white sand. We listened to a podcast, Marybeth had suggested, or maybe a different one, […]

Sunrise Meditation & Ceremony