Archive for: June 2008

A New Take on Bugs: Adventures in Transformation


/ Photo by HaPe_Gera /

Although insects are some of smallest creatures on earth, they pack a big message. When I see a stick bug, I’m reminded to sit still. I recognize that I’m rushing around too much. Watch them: They are motionless, the great mimes of the insect world. They model to us being in the now and appreciating the present moment. Read more

To Your Good Luck on this Summer Solstice


/ Photo by ms.Tea /

Today marks the beginning of summer and the longest day of the year. We are blessed with the energies of the summer solstice at this time, a spiritual rite of passage that brings completion and a deeper connection to others and to nature. Read more

Practicing Stillness in Times of Change


/ Photo by Elsie esq. /

Dear Kindred Spirits,

I’m sorry for the gap in blog posts. Are you wondering what planet the blog posts disappeared to? Pluto, the planet of change and transformation, gobbled them up. This planet brings chaos — a strange disorderly order — that shakes things up to see if we can dance the jitterbug on a moving floor. Read more