Tag Archives: birds

Summer Spirit

Life is different in the summer.  We eat different foods and even cook differently.  The longer days and warmer weather beckons us outside.  The clothes we wear change.  Vacations take us away from our normal routines.  Even the pace and activities of our normal days are different. I noticed that the spiritual practices I had been using…

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Bubbling in Alchemy

Many thoughts and events are bubbling in me… The yellow swallowtail butterflies that have been flying through my days for the last several weeks.  I see them almost daily no matter where I am. The relationship between the universe and me, symbolized by the circle of a mandala – a reminder that I’m always in…

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See what you hear

I heard the hawk calling as I was walking.  Turning around, I saw two hawks sitting together at the top of a tall cottonwood tree across the street. As I tried to record the hawk, I became aware of surrounding sounds – other birds and also cars driving by.  I hadn’t noticed either as I…

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Vibrant Presence

Driving home from a recent trip to Iowa, we were amazed at all of the birds that appeared to us: hundreds of snow geese, Canadian geese, three cardinals, some red wing blackbirds, a small flock of wild turkeys (one a male with tail spread), a red headed woodpecker, a male pheasant, a standing great blue…

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