“Portal” by Deb Cook

We arrive together at this threshold, known yet unfamiliar. Solitary on the journey yet navigating forward, together, echoes of distant summoning lingers... Pathways, landscapes, feeding, greeting. Rituals of generations arriving, calling, breeding, leaving. . What do we know as our own? or do we simply recognize the whispers of blessings carried along by the breeze? …

This Moment…

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” - African Proverb What truer words can be offered than these for this moment? Not being a sailor, I can still identify with the idea of recognizing that challenge can help us strengthen our skills. Smooth sailing is a gift but there can also be gift in challenge, …

These Days of Co-Vid and Designing a Life of (new) Daily Practices

As CoVid19, or the Coronavirus, continues its progression globally,  I check the latest updates daily, morning, noon and evening, and try to remember to work in the new habits accordingly. I follow the recommendations - wash hands frequently for 20 seconds while singing “Happy Birthday”, avoid touching surface, avoid touching my face, create distance from …