Tag: therapy

lessons learned: what bird netting can teach us about relaxation

Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are.  ~Chinese Proverb This morning, after I fed the chickens, I was attaching their netting cover to the side of the fence.  I do it every morning and night, but today, it…

lessons learned: Nature’s therapy for teenage girls

Go out, go out I beg of you     And taste the beauty of the wild.     Behold the miracle of the earth     With all the wonder of a child.  ~Edna Jaques This weekend, I was given a great gift by Nature.  Nature turned my serious,…

lessons learned: what canning has taught me about prayer

Prayer is not a product; it is a relationship.  ~ Daniel Wolpert, Creating a Life with God:  The Call of Ancient Prayer Practices Spending time in the kitchen or in nature is one of my favorite forms of prayer.   In those places, God and…