Finding beauty in the ordinary,
wonder in the mundane.
In reverent witness to other more movable lives,
Green leaved cathedrals grow strong,
Outliving walls built of fear and stone,
I will worship eternity here . . .
(excerpt from book two of the Heartwood Narative)
Life is a beautiful journey for those who would dare to set forth with courage , authenticity and tenderness of heart.
To live, and let live, was all the old man wanted, he knew first hand the horrors of war . . .
. . .his soul would forever carry the scars.
The Art of Fermentation
He stared intently at me from across the fire. The veil I'd attempted to pull around myself was useless. Even in the flickering half light, those sharp grey eyes missed nothing.
"Everyone has a safe-zone they like to call "reality" son. It's when yours becomes the only one that all the trouble starts.
fearless heart and soul expression.
Spring . . .
Autumn . . .
Walk the land
Follow the seasons
Inhale life's essence
Trust your heart.
Wild Golden Apples
Love dwells in the quiet space between all the noise and chatter, nurtured within the warmth of the heart.
. Mythic Fire Labyrinth
In our true authenticity, seeking the destiny that awaits., we come to the gateway . . .
The dreams that you dare to dream,
really can come true . . .
Tiger Swallowtail on Oregano Flowers
The beauty and wonder of each day shines for all who pause to look. When you open wide your heart and step from the illusion of seperation, you will find yourself walking in the light of Love. And in that moment, great mysteries will be unvieled . . .
Little Spirit Horse
True beauty lights even the darkest of corners.
Feathers and Lace
We are all but fragments of
the Great Spirits One-Dream
Guardian of the Flock
The connection was quite obvious . . .
This morning birds sang,
and the grass began to grow.
A tree was cut down,
and the whole forest fell into silence .
(Appalachian folk tune)
Dance in the rain, pick wildflowers, hold a beloveds hand, and sing your souls longings and delights .
Working Girl. . .
Small, sweet MoonCow . . .
. . . and StarBull
Summer . . .
and Winter . . .
on the farm.
Astounded, we experience. Joyful, we sing. Surrendered, we love.
" Life is sensual in its manifestation and essence. It is through the senses that we are able to connect with another. Be it plant, animal or human, mountain, river or star . . ."
Take nothing for granted . Live life fully . Allow the fire of union to light your way .
Each breath and heartbeat are a divine gift, each moment a perfect manifestation of the great Mystery .
"You are less than you think, and so much more than you know. "
"Nature demands absolute trust and connection."
When you enter a forest with pure heart and quiet awareness, the wild ones will know, and you may find yourself experiencing something truly extraordinary
Vinyard and Cuttings
Barn on a Rainy Day
Peace comes when the mind stills, and only the movement and life of this one extraordinary moment dance before us . . .
Healer of Hearts
(and studio assistant)
Present moments stretch into eternity, bringing wonders born of innocence and truth.
The heart beats in ancient rythms, and shines worlds into being.
" The wonder of it all . . ."