Tag: journey

peaceful snow

I am a book of snow, a spacious hand, an open meadow, a circle that waits, I belong to the earth and its winter. Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) In March 1993, I was in college and decided to surprise my family and come home for… Continue Reading “peaceful snow”

just rest: our bodies as fallow fields

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.  ~Ovid Last night, I was reading an article on biodynamic farming (I know–light reading on a Friday night!).  It happened to mention the importance of letting the land be fallow for a year… Continue Reading “just rest: our bodies as fallow fields”

simple living

Living simply was something I experienced as a child but lost somewhere on the journey to adulthood.  It included playing in the backyard, gardening with my dad, cooking with mom, and loving on my grandparents.  We climbed trees, visited with the neighbors, picnicked on… Continue Reading “simple living”