Wintry Musings…

Wintry Musings…

Dear friends ~ I write you in the midst of wild times on Earth, in hopes that you and your loved ones are happy and well in this midwinter time… I’ve been struck so deeply as of late with our human plight, and the plight of the planet, that I’ve been...
Why #fromthewild?

Why #fromthewild?

Why #fromthewild? Why not #intothewild? Well because although I do go into the natural world for remembrance of this fact, the truth is that I am of this stuff just as much as any sinewy creature, any legged or leggy growing thing, anything that grasps or gasps for...
Wild Homecoming

Wild Homecoming

I like to think that going into the wilds is like coming home, returning to a place that makes sense in a real way. For it is here that herbs and flowers grow, here where clean waters flow… Perhaps there is some element of escapism at work as well, but perhaps...
On Wildcrafting…

On Wildcrafting…

On Wildcrafting, and Being a Living Part of the Land: ✧ Though absorption into music, dance, or even community are homecomings in their own right, it’s possible there is no time I am happier and more at-home than when wildcrafting plant friends. Perhaps...
Honoring Winter’s Cave…

Honoring Winter’s Cave…

…it is okay to go into the winter deep, to rest, and to fully give ourselves **time** for the practice of emptying, clearing, refining. The light will return when it does ~ please don’t force it prematurely. The bud must stay closed until it is ripe, and now is the time to root down, finding nourishment in the dark of the hard winter soil, trusting it’s okay to leave the skeletal branches of our lives bare and exposed to the reality of the cold world.