This Big Beautiful Life

I know what it’s like to have trauma in one’s life.  I understand when extreme situations bring us to our knees or begin to take away the lightness in our steps.   I understand duration of uncertainty and rugs being pulled out from beneath our feet, when all that’s left is the air we breathe.  […]

The Beauty of Life

For me, the world has so much beauty and mystery….the stories of the stars fascinate me. The fields and meadows of the stars, like a garden, is a place for me to just take notice. I love that we become the characters in the ever-changing short stories, that call our attention to moments in time.  […]

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. […]

Sunrises, Birds and Beaches

Where We Walk, Where We Swim