Nature quite simply has a way of making all of that chaotic energy melt away when we begin to embrace, reconnect and appreciate the peaceful and healing qualities to be found there.
The lowly dandelion has become a favorite of gourmets as evidenced by the price of dandelion greens in the grocery store. But there are lots of nutrients and health benefits in those greens.
Feeling guilty about not being green enough may be preventing some of us from moving forward. Movement toward sustainability is possible.
I have no idea what will happen on December 21, 2012 when the Mayan calendar ends. Maybe the world will end. Maybe it won’t. Maybe the poles will shift? Maybe. I do know what’s certain — climate change is upon us.
Our health is inextricably bound to the Earth’s health that we have jeopardized. The good news is that, in restoring the earth, we restore ourselves.
We tend to be amazingly cavalier about our trees, on local and global scales. Too often they are regarded not as living things but as permanent fixtures that will withstand any amount of abuse and neglect.
It’s easy to forget that a landscape is also a soundscape. One summer we were working away in the garden, so absorbed in our earthy labours that we really didn’t pay attention to the mixed bird chorus punctuated by the occasional shriek from a jay –until it stopped, as abruptly as the flick of a […]