Like Leonard Cohen, singing of loss and love, make clear the beauty of what we stand to lose or what we have already destroyed. Celebrate the microscopic sea-angels. Celebrate the children who live in the cold doorways and shanty camps. Celebrate the swamp at the end of the road. Leave no doubt of the magnitude … More A Wild Dare: Who’s In?
Tonight at the health food store where I work, I had a random conversation with a stranger about chocolate (imagine me, imagine that). Her eyes were beautiful, her cheek bones piercing. She couldn’t have been more than 80lbs. She physically ran to the store, which meant she was limited with what she could purchase because she had to be able … More Questioning Beauty
We set out from the retreat house as the temperature hovered around one below zero. The winter sunshine filtered through the cracks of the skeleton trees, and we walked across a quiet barnyard, past a red barn and trickled into single file as our steps faded into the snowy trail into the woods. The occasional cry … More The Art of Living Wild
When you think of your wild nature, what comes to mind? Are you running through an old growth forest on the heels of a wolf? Diving naked into a cool pool of water? Howling at the full moon as you dance around a fire? Maybe you are doing all of those things. And if you are, … More Subtle Splendor