Seeding the dark at solstice

Seeding the dark at solstice

Winter returns us to ourselves. Distractions fall away as the nights grow long.   We spend more time inside — inside our homes, and inside ourselves.   Winter is a soulful season.   We are remade as we drift into our depths. We encounter what has been...
Is Mother Nature angry?

Is Mother Nature angry?

    Samhain/Kiwi Halloween, has passed, and we are entering the season of reflection and rest.   I find myself shifting into a quieter mode, as I contemplate the slips I witnessed on another west coast beach. A beautiful valley, with a stream, nikau...
A winter vision

A winter vision

    A winter vision In the sheltered quiet of winter, a woman is knitting She dreams a future into the stitches She makes sure the colours are bright. She will plant a river bank when the earth warms She is planning a food garden She is planning acts of...