I am the bird who hops and pecks I am the mountain standing tall and firm I am the sky so vast and open I am the clouds with wispy fans I am the juniper bush, fragrant when you pass I am the lizard slithering playfully on your window sill I am the scorpion, deadlyContinue reading “Waiting For You”
Trippers and askers surround me, People I meet…the effect upon me of my early life…of the ward and city I live in…of the nation, The latest news…discoveries, inventions, societies…authors old and new, My dinner, dress, associates, looks, business, compliments, dues, The real or fancied indifference of some man or woman IContinue reading “Not Me”
A gift isn’t fully realised until it is given away, then. Those who will not acknowledge gratitude or who refuse to labor in its service neither free their gifts nor really come to possess them. ~ Lewis Hyde, The Gift Photo credit from National Geographic
You can never really count on things going the way you think they will, but here in Crestone, you can pretty much assume things will not go the way you think. After tending my garden for several weeks this summer, here’s what August weather can look like around here: It definitely keeps you onContinue reading “Expect the Unexpected”
If ever the pace of life get’s you down, hurry up and take one of these…a walk in the wilderness. Nothing has the ability to renew my body and calm my mind and remind me of the preciousness of this human birth like a day in the mountains. Works every time.
“Although my view is as vast as space, when comes to the nature of actions and their consequences, I am extremely precise, like little particles of flour.” (Or sand.) ~Guru Rinpoche
Found myself at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival last week. A foot-stompin, hoot-hollering, jig-dancing good time. Yeehaw! Nothing like great music and dancing for world peace.
Sometimes it’s good to look at things from a different perspective…
A few quiet days on under a shady umbrella…nothing fancy. Just what a pilgrim needs to refresh her batteries.