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… Continue Reading “lessons learned: what bird netting can teach us about relaxation”

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,… Continue Reading “lessons learned: Nature’s therapy for teenage girls”

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… Continue Reading “lessons learned: what canning has taught me about prayer”