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So many beautiful colours everywhere. Wakes up the artist in all of us.
Lectio Divina in Nature Step out onto the Planet. Draw a circle a hundred feet round. Inside the circle are 300 things nobody understands, and, maybe nobody’s ever really seen How many can you find? ~Lew Welch Lew Welch, Ring … Continue reading
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. ~Bernard Baruch
I love checking out this hole at the base of a tree when we walk the trails. It feels like a place you’d find hidden treasure buried.
A few tomatoes still ripen in the greenhouse. Peas and beans flower again, trying to make up for not producing during the weeks of drought. The garden isn’t ready to go to sleep just yet. The earth is a mosaic … Continue reading
Turkey Tail fungus Trametes versicolor One of the most common mushrooms in North American woods, found virtually anywhere there are dead hardwood logs and stumps to decompose—and, occasionally, on conifer wood too. Its cap colours are extremely variable, but tend … Continue reading
You are damaged and broken and unhinged. But so are shooting stars and comets. ~Nikita Gill
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means “taking in the forest atmosphere” or “forest bathing.” It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine.