Lately a sense of inertia has come over me. Days are so much shorter than they were even a month ago, so much colder than they were in high summer heat here in California's Central Valley. Each day I get a vivid show of how Earth turns its northern hemisphere away from the sun … Continue reading Of light and darkness
An occasionally comforting thought to me is the way that nature with its laws goes on doing what it will in spite of the changes wrought (or attempted to be) by human hands. See how golden and, well, fallen the big leaves on this small beginner bonsai gingko tree are? Unlike their midsize street counterparts … Continue reading Rising over the …. wildfires?
We are a part of Creation; thus, if we break the Laws of Creation, we destroy ourselves… We, the Original Caretakers of Mother Earth, have no choice but to follow and uphold the Original Instructions, which sustains the continuity of Life. We recognize our umbilical connection to Mother Earth and understand that she is … Continue reading Justice … Thoughts on Standing Rock
I remember the pow-wows, the moccasined feet stepping, leaping, fancy dancing, shuffling amongst persistent sounds of rattles and jingle dresses, whirling shawls and feathered head dresses, ankle bells and stomping. Above all the keening singers at the giant drum. That drum, relentless pounding in flawless sync by four men, sometimes more. All of it, … Continue reading Butterfly on her toes