Category: journey

Earth, teach me

Earth teach me quiet ~ as the grasses are still with new light. Earth teach me suffering ~ as old stones suffer with memory. Earth teach me humility ~ as blossoms are humble with beginning. Earth teach me caring ~ as mothers nurture their…

lessons learned: waiting on the cows

There is only one moment in time when it is essential to awaken.  That moment is now.  ~The Buddha (c.563-483BCE) When I go walking, my preference is to head out to a country road rather than a park or neighborhood.  It is more peaceful…

what farming can teach us about patience

When I taught young children and as I raised my daughter, I had several lessons I wanted to impart–one of those was “practice being patient.”  If you know young children, it is a tall order to tell them “be patient” so I adapted it…