We contemplated the nunnery not out of fear, but out of love. Love of what, we could not say. But we knew it had something to do with the way a flower twisted toward sunlight, the way storms gather, bruised and swollen. This, we could call God….. My search for the sacred started early, in […]
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A few weeks back, I taught at the Roots and Wings Festival. It was a lovely little gathering, in its first year, so still homey and comfortable. (I meant to take pictures for you, but I was busy enjoying myself and forgot to whip out the technology. The photo above is from Sue Hess.) Unfortunately […]
Each “school year”, I return to one of my (now) favorite teaching moments: It was my first Foundations in Herbalism class. I had eight eager students and I was determined to create the best experience possible for them. I started teaching when I was a fifteen-year-old counselor at Gywn Meadows Riding Day Camp and have […]
In a spontaneous moment of “persistent wind chime” meets “waning migraine,” Meg stumbled upon some words, and Maia upon an evening of well-deserved respite. We hope you enjoy this guest post… There was something about the wind… Perhaps it was the direction, or maybe its focus. Whatever synergy the weather brought kept my wind chime […]