INSPIRATIONS

Lukewarm living? Not Here.

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in inspirations, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Lukewarm living? Not Here.

Not Here. There’s courage involved if you want to become truth. There is a broken- open place in a lover. Where are those qualities of bravery and sharp compassion in this group? What’s the use of old and frozen thought? I want a howling hurt. This is not a treasury where gold is stored; this is for copper. We alchemists look for talent that can heat up and change. Lukewarm won’t do. Halfhearted holding back, well-enough getting by? Not here.     Rumi Last night I was greeted by this poem from my sweetie.  It was an...

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The warrior and artist

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in featured post, inspirations | 0 comments

The warrior and artist

http://www.kuow.org/mp3high/mp3/KUOWPresents/20120310GlennaBurmer.mp3 This story on KUOW is an inspiring exploration of the intersection of art and healing. What is your creative expression that has yet to be known to the world?  

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Medicine for the Soul

Posted by on Mar 11, 2012 in media bar | 0 comments

Medicine for the Soul

        The soul is a mysterious space.  For some, music can be an elixir to invite the soul to reveal its longings.  David is one of my favorite musical artists. Enjoy!    

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An unexpected teacher

Posted by on Mar 11, 2012 in media bar | 1 comment

An unexpected teacher

Dear Turtle – You seemed so out of place resting on the running path.  I moved your body down to the sandy shore. You were dying and I was concerned that a biker may injure you. Your beautiful shell still shines on the sandy beach.  I visit you often to listen to your teachings – the gifts that all turtles offer to me…patience…slowness…presence… Even today when I finish my run I visit you.  You remind me to slow down and get present to this moment. You remind me that the earth is in my care. You remind...

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Sunset in MT

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in media bar | 0 comments

Sunset in MT

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Horses

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in media bar | 0 comments

Horses

Experiencing the wilds of Joseph, OR with our children.  Heaven.

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Our Tree

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in media bar | 0 comments

Our Tree

Do you think the wind knows that it is creating a masterpiece in partnership with the Willow Tree? This is “our tree”.  My dear friend Tara and I go on long walks along the lake to share, feel the wind, know the seasonal birds and most just to be together.  She is also an artist and brought along an old polaroid camera and some really old film.  While taking pictures of this Willows long sexy branches she become ours (or rather we are hers).

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Gratitude

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012 in featured post, media bar | 0 comments

Gratitude

I continue to be so moved by this video on Gratitude.  Watching this has become a practice to get me back into my heart and reconnected with what is most essential.   Prayer Wheels    

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