Earth & Air

Waves

“Time and tide wait for no man.” – Geoffrey Chaucer   My 15 year old nephew has a T-shirt It reads, “Fear No Wave”. It made me think what I am afraid of We all like still waters Where nothing hardly moves It just quietly flows Water makes…

Mystical Moments at Old Stone Fort

October, 2014 Once in awhile, I get visions. That means that while I am awake, I am aware of being in a zone of experiencing, remembering or, perhaps, imagining distant experiences. Some might call this awareness “past lives”, others insist that it must be parallel universes, while many…

We Are More Than Birds

Aeneas left the Beauty of Tyre in Carthage, against both the wishes of he and his men, in order to carry the mantle of Troy to far Lavinia; a decision that took the wherewithal of his ancestors, the Gods. Beowulf slew the enemies of his people and monsters…

The Struggle

My gardening has taught me plenty.  Recently, I was looking out over my garden and pondering what strength meant to me. I caught myself laughing and asking the seeds if it took a lot of strength to grow. I thought it was proper, I mean, it was only…

Season Of Light

It may seem like such an oxymoron to call the darker days of the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice as the season of light, but I believe, indeed it is. With each changing season I ask myself what the rhythm of earth is learning, doing, being and…

Community Garden

There is a scripture in the book of Matthew 5:14-16, “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives…

Red Lantern

We see them on the back of trains, flashing to let drivers and pedestrians know the end of the train has gone through and the crossing is clear. We make jokes about “seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and hoping it’s not a freight train…

Countdown to Moksha

It is hard to leave without wanting to say goodbye. Day #7 Naina Devi Naina Devi, a famous historical temple of mythological Goddess Sati Located on a hilltop in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh in India. Deluder of difficulties, dedicated, disciplined, devoted and divine – The elder. The…

Front and Center

Who says gardening has to be done in a back yard?  Mother Earth is at it again, and this time she’s growing a bountiful front yard organic garden.  David Walton is the Gardener.  Enjoy!                 -David Walton David ‘Hummingbird’ Walton is a…

Historical Footprints

On Sunday, June 21, 2009, the first Summer Solstice Ceremony was held atop the Ceremonial Indian Mound in Florence, AL. It was probably the first in hundreds of years, since the American Southeastern Indians had lived in the area and before the long and horrible Trail of Tears….