December 01, 2018
At the brow of the hill, take the path leading to the left until you reach the gate at the far edge of the paddock.
It seemed like an obvious enough instruction until I noticed that there were several paths that snaked across the hill and realized that my initial assumption that the “brow” was “somewhere near the top” was not going to be precise enough.
I was out walking the… READ MORE
November 24, 2018
Thanksgiving inspires diverse discussions about gratitude. Recently, a friend asked me how I experience gratitude. Is it a thought? Does it arise in my experiential body, beyond where thinking reaches? Does it begin with a thought and then seep into feeling? Is gratitude something else altogether?
Since I didn’t answer her clearly, I decide to go ask the trees. That’s best, when I’m stumped. I’m just a listener… READ MORE