Sacred Circle

I don’t know about you, but I seem to draw my life lessons from the oddest places.  Lately I’ve been absorbed by Cesar Milan and his show “The Dog Whisperer”.  He will say that we get the dog we need, and very often his mission isn’t so much about fixing the dog in question butContinue reading “Sacred Circle”

Climate Change

In his second inauguration speech, President Obama said that global climate change isn’t a problem for some day, but for right now.  On the face of it this could be good news.  I know it takes a lot of courage for a politician to address environmental issues, and I applaud our President on this.  ForContinue reading “Climate Change”

Tilt

  This picture from my garden amuses me because what appeals to me about the Buddha is the serene centeredness…I didn’t realize until later that I’d taken the picture with the flower pot leaning off-kilter. Being calm and centered is nice.  However, when we wish to create it is necessary to move off center, reachContinue reading “Tilt”

Out on a Limb

I hope you don’t mind, I’m reusing this image because it seemed so appropriate. Like a lot of the country, Illinois has been experiencing a hot dry spell that defies memory.  In fact, I feel like one of those elders, standing around, chin in hand, saying, “I don’t believe I’ve ever seen it get likeContinue reading “Out on a Limb”

Leave Only Footprints

I just read a wonderful book by Carl Safina: “View From Lazy Point”.  In it he celebrates the watery world outside his window (lucky man) and discusses the changes he sees.  He has a very poetical way of expressing himself.  You may not always be happy when you’re reading what he has to say, butContinue reading “Leave Only Footprints”

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