A Garden of Ideas…

Ending a conversation with a Gaia Poem

By on November 08, 2015 / 4 Comments

I was recently interviewed by Joanna Harcourt Smith, founder of Future Primitive. With her partner, Jose Luis Gomez Soler, Joanna interviews authors, visionaries and innovators around the world from their home in Sante Fe, produces these as weekly podcasts on their website, FuturePrimitive.org At the end of our delightful conversation about my intuitive work with plants and sound, Joanna …

Reflections on Opening Gaia’s Light Mysteries

By on November 02, 2015 / Leave a comment

Six women completed Opening Gaia’s Light Mysteries today; the 7-week course focused on deepening our embodied communion with Nature. I asked the participants to articulate their understandings based on observing, resonating with and listening to the different elements in the natural world that called them throughout the time.  Christina Packer gave me permission to share these notes about …

Listening as Healing

By on October 10, 2015 / 1 Comment

“How did listening to the plants in your garden heal you?” a wise friend asked me one day. “Do you know your own story?” she said. “If you want others to understand and appreciate your work, it’s vital that you know what really happened to you.” It was a good question… How did listening to plants actually heal …

Nature Divination — Reclaiming a Forgotten Language

By on October 10, 2015 / Leave a comment

  We seek wisdom and advice from many sources — the internet, books, conversations and lectures. Some of us use divinatory resources — tarot cards, runes, the I Ching, tea-leaves, bones or the movement of planets to reference what is shifting in our psyches and our lives. With these various ways of knowing, I’ve found myself returning to …

Remembering the Role of Eros in our Lives

By on March 25, 2015 / Leave a comment

  (Originally published in the booklet for the New Year 2012 Essence.) In this time of Great Change, how are we to be? While preparing the New Year 2012 flower essence, I retrieved some writings about Eros-energy that I received in meditation in 2009. Eros is usually viewed as sexual energy, which in part it …

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