Tag Archives: trees

This Sweet Earth

I am dedicating this post to Earth Day 2017 – may the Earth continue to support and sustain us while we find a way to honor Her and all of creation. If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise … Continue reading

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Intense Tree Love

I have lived in many different countries and physical environments; however, I don’t think I could live without trees for long. I remember a cross-country ride from California to DC, crossing the seemingly endless Kansas flatlands with hardly any tree … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray

In the movie Girl with Pearl Earring, Griet and her employer Vermeer look out of the window of his studio. He asks her what color the clouds are. “White,” she responds. After some time, she corrects herself and points out … Continue reading

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Forest Adventure

When the world becomes too noisy and cluttered, I visit a place so green and cool and quiet. You only hear the wind wispering high above, in the tree tops, and sometimes a squirrel rustling through the leaves. Trees are … Continue reading

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Ephemeral Treasure (2): Tree Shadows

This winter I was often drawn to the long, soft shadows of trees on the snow. Even at noon, there were long shadows, similar to those endless late-afternoon shadows during the summer. The low angle of the sun was kind … Continue reading

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