Browsing Tag

nature

  • Life Musings, North America

    Landscapes

    The snow makes crunching noises beneath my boots. The air is crisp and when the wind blows, bitterly cold, burning my cheeks. There are no tracks. The houses in the neighborhood are…

  • Poetry

    Skeleton Leaves

    Don’t argue with yourself. “A house divided cannot stand.” There will be many battles with raised voices, debates that last into the night with weary pauses in-between. There will be conflict and…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Playing with the Universe

    After a week of living in the clouds, the sky over Chicago  is blue as rain, the sun shining bright. Chicago, Illinois  The change happened suddenly yesterday when I was on the…

  • North America, Travel Stories

    Wild

    Temperance, hand in hand with violence, create some magnificent scenery. There is a resonance in my heart as we pass through the barrenness of the desert, letting the wind whip through our…

  • North America, Travel Stories

    A Million Years

    ‘The point is not to have all of the answers, but to live the questions, honestly and vulnerably, even if it’s painful,’ I remind myself while looking up at the stars for…

  • Life Musings

    Love practice

    Dust from the Sahara desert fertilizes the Amazon basin. Trade winds carry tons of particles containing phosphorous across the ocean, depositing the exact nutrients needed for thick jungle growth. Can we untether…