Wishful Ducklings

Mallard mama and ducklings

There is something here, a notion of human beings living in community with nature; not perfectly achieved, but present. An ambition, or a dream, manifest in typically messy human fashion, with tax issues, ludicrous town controversies, and renegade geese. [Read more...]

Worlding the Earth

Behead Pool

We inhabit the places we live, but we also weave meaning around them. Whether forests, cities, sacred sites: by inhabiting them as humans, by experiencing them, we world them. And the way we world the earth depends upon whether we choose to disenchant or re-enchant, whether we wish to embrace the Other or to keep it in abeyance. [Read more...]

Living by the Light

With kind permission from Everyday Life Magic.

I grew up in a rain forest in the south eastern panhandle of Alaska. The stark contrast in light between December and June affected me profoundly, but I didn’t realize it until I moved away. [Read more...]

Getting my feet wet

KealKill

The sun peeked out from behind a grey veil, illuminating Bantry Bay in gold wash. The hills below were a carpet of russet and green; the water of the bay reflected a perfect path to the Honey Plain. I took a deep breath, and allowed myself to sink—into the land, into the generational line that spans millennia, and I smiled. [Read more...]


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