Winter Solstice – Beauty in the Darkness

As I reflect on the power and beauty of this Winter Solstice, I am reminded of a very potent life experience… It was only our second day together in a weekend intensive, but already we knew more of each other than many friends may ever know in a lifetime. Old...

Deforestation – How to Save Trees

Deforestation. It’s 3:23 in the morning, and I’m awake, because my great great grandchildren won’t let me sleep. My great great grandchildren ask me in dreams: What did you do while the planet was plundered? What did you do while the earth was...

Chamomile Recipes

These chamomile recipes are a great way to soothe frazzled nerves, sore muscles, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, dry skin and combat colds and flus as we finish this winter season, or any time of year. Chamomile recipes are a crowning jewel in the herbal...

Shiva – Om Namaha Shivaiya

Shiva is the Hindu Deity known as the God of Destruction and Transformation. He is the Lord of the Cosmic Dance, often depicted in a circle of flames as in the Nataraja pictured here. He is the Dance of Bliss; the dance in which the entire universe is created,...