How I Became A Rock Hound

I guess I’ve always been a stone gatherer. My love affair with stones and rocks and pebbles and crystals began in childhood. On our summer vacations Up North, as we Michiganders like to say, I would walk for hours along the shoreline searching for stones that caught my eye. How I Became A Rock Hound […]

Becoming an Earth Keeper

Becoming an Earth Keeper Last weekend I traveled again to the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. I wanted to return after having a wonderful experience there just a few weeks ago.  Serendipitously, my friend Robin mentioned that she would be there attending The Great Shamanic Initiation. I checked Omega’s website and immediately signed up. I […]

Ayurveda and Mother Nature Are One

If Ayurveda confuses you, all you need to know is that at its core is the teaching we are one with Nature. It’s pretty simple. We are air, ether, fire, water, and earth. In different proportions, of course – that’s what gives us our uniqueness, our constitution. Discover what yours is and then seek to stay in […]

My Love Affair With Nature

I’m falling in love again…with Nature. It’s easy to do this as a child, of course. Wonderment and childhood go hand in hand. But to do this later in life, well, there’s a special something that happens. That wonderment has a maturity and childlike quality that together feed the soul like nothing else. I’ve never […]