Allowing Autumn

When we cheerlead the ecosystem as it does its thing, we’re more intentionally part of it, IT can be bigger. It can be more enlivened with all who participate. In this way, human-persons play a role in seasonal change.

Nineteen Years

https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cv0J0Lhg1Ex/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Nineteen Years Much the way new parents refer to their babies’ (I have twins; always plural 😉 age as “twelve weeks” or “twenty-four...

Compassionate Depossession

Compassionate Depossession An aspect of deathwalking is depossession, which isn’t just the removal of a life force from a place that it is no longer functional (or was never functional), but seeing that it is returned to the place that it can be tended and...

You Are Where

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cu9EQktr8wj/?igshid=MmU2YjMzNjRlOQ== You Are Where Not a question. A statement. A fact of being. I’ve always loved the Rumi quote, “Wherever you are, be the soul of that place,” though I think I hear it differently than...

35 Years an Ancestor

35 years The summer that I was 17 my great aunt, whom I was very close to, died. In an anthology chapter I wrote years ago, I described her as, “the cook, the hostess, the comforter, and the keeper of all the mysterious secrets for how to do just about...