Consciousness

inevitable intimacy

I woke up this morning and knew I am going to write about my time in the cabin. I trust I will meet all manner of critics on my way to the end of this...

Be Generous – Just One Thing By Rick Hanson Ph.D.

The Practice: Be generous. Why? Giving - to others, to the world, to oneself - is deep in our nature as human beings. When our mammalian ancestors first appeared, about two hundred million years ago, their capacities for...

a path into the woods

a path into the woods the desire to make a path I can follow begins to take its form. I am in no rush to reach the river. the Virginia woods have a lightness in them the Indians were...

the pilgrim journeys

solstice song – 2013   now ride the darkness and the flame dark hair streaming sifting the darkness with starlit eyes   petals fall in this lean wind bless us with a touch of your wings bless us with wings   return to us, your arms...

the path and the way

The path and the way The ways the deer take are so clear and quiet feeling. That’s the way I go. I aimed for the river, Found the way, Hearing the water. Now to back track and make a path...

A heart warming story from “Bird Medicine: The Sacred Power of Bird Shamanism” ...

Book Excerpt PART 3 BIRDS AS MESSENGERSHealing (and Humorous) BirdsThere are a number of vital traditions still practiced today among Native American healers that might be mistaken for “faith healing.” Many Natives have told me they...

The Dancer

Establishing rules for poetry is like putting the dancer in a cage. She may gain an audience but her heart grows faint.

The Glowing Inner Cavern

From the book Wellsprings: A Fable of Consciousness By William T. Hathaway Wellsprings: A Fable of Consciousness is set in 2026 as the earth's ecosystem has broken down under human abuse. Water supplies are shrinking. Rain is...

Reclaim the Divine Feminine: Connect to Your Creative Spirit | New Workshop for 2014

A Six Week Series led by Jude Rittenhouse When: Begins Tuesday, March 25, 2014,  7 pm (Eastern Time) Whether you write, paint, draw, sing, cook, raise children, dance, take care of elderly parents, run a household or a...

A Mixed Lineage

This past weekend I meditated with Susan Piver as I participated in her Open Heart Project Virtual Retreat (susanpiver.com). Susan is a terrific meditation teacher, and I have been using her beautifully-voiced instructions in...