Thanks Giving 2018

My Beloved Friends,This morning I awoke to a gorgeous sunrise, and calm, warm skies, after a stormy night of downpour pounding on the roof. It was actually quite cozy last night to snuggle up in warm blankets listening to the rhythm of the falling rain.As I settle in at my desk with a cup of…

Medicine of the Mayflower

On this day of ThanksGiving, I reflect back with great gratitude, to those who paved the way for me to be here, in all the goodness and abundance with which I have been blessed.In this morning's meditation on the gathering family, friends and food, I think about the people who inspired this day's activities. What…

The Face of Equanimity

My beloved daughter Katie, was in a tough car accident a few weeks ago, leaving her with a concussion. Not knowing anything about what is called an "invisible injury," I assumed it would pass quickly and she would pop back into her bright, powerful self.What I am learning, is the tremendous challenge and long-term healing…

Delicious

This is what has been delicious to me in 2015:   Conversations with my Ancestors and the Ancient Ones in the glory of Pacific Northwest forests. Watching "Lost" and "Friends" with my Daughters. Making soup for my beloved friends. InJoying time with my Eldest at the spa. Spinning wool with my blessed Parents, Sister and…

Nch’i-Wāna Solstice

My memorable sunset was at the Summer Solstice, when a few of us traveled to Nch'i-Wāna - the great Columbia River. I went for a solitary Sacred Drum Journey on the cliffs above Her beautiful waters. This pic was taken at our arrival.‪#‎blessedmoments‬ ‪#‎decemberreflections‬

Numbers…

Counting snowflakes in the Gig today. They are as numerous as the blessings in this life. ‪ #‎gratefulforsmallthings‬ ‪  #‎decemberreflections‬

Warmth…

As only a tiny puppy, this guy would never look you in the eye. He was born to be respectful and honoring of others ways of being.At all of five pounds now, he has grown wise with his years. Pepper has learned to watch our every move, carefully studying how human beings live. He has…

I Said Goodbye To…

Taking action was NOT an option this year. With all that transpired...hearing the Guidance and Direction given by the Ancestors and Great GrandMother Cedar...showing up for the work was definitely mandatory. Not in the sense that I had no choice (we always have choice), but in the humbling significance and sheer honor of hearing a…

My Smile…

This is a pic from 2014, but I chose it today, because it depicts my very Heart. When I sing sacred chant, I cannot help but smile. Sorry if I'm supposed to be meditating <giggle> but I just can't help exude the sheer joy I feel! Hahaha! When I dance, I laugh out loud. When…