February 28, 2017

The Joy of Summer: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Here down in the southern hemisphere, we are in the last days of summer.   Three months of this season has passed far too quickly and many are lamenting that it hasn’t been a normal one.   Indeed, all the country over, there have been many ups and downs with the weather […]
December 16, 2016

The Ever-Giving Elder

You know we’re moving into summer when the elder tree flowers burst into bloom.   Laden with large creamy-white clusters, the trees can be seen from afar along the road verges as elder trees grow prolifically here.   Known for their amazing muscatel fragrance, when the blooms burst open, it’s time for […]
October 17, 2016

Opening to Grace at 53

Today is my 53rd birthday.  I sit in gratitude this morning at the amazingness of my life, taking some time to pause and reflect on all that has occurred to get me to this point right here, right now.   Wowza. Two days ago I achieved a milestone for which I’m really […]
August 19, 2016

Pilgrimage to the Sun: European travels, June/July 2016

47 days:  ten planes, several trains, four countries, countless churches, two workshops, several sacred sites, one crop circle, and many blessed friends new and old,  we’ve just been on a whirlwind trip to Europe, commencing with the summer solstice and riding the wave into sun-drenched long days and warmish nights. […]