The Origins of Easter

Easter is one of my most favourite seasonal celebrations, a time of great hope, unlimited potential and the miracle of rebirth. Although it is seen as a Christian holy-day, its roots lie in earth-based spirituality practices that far precede the birth of Christ. Unearthing these ancient roots help to enrich my celebrations with greater reverence … More The Origins of Easter

Natures Wisdom – Thich Nhat Hanh on Autumn Leaves: Life, Death, Continuation

As falling leaves bid farewell to the branch they knew as home, they dance joyfully as they descend back to the earth, fluttering, twirling and swirling through the crisp mid-autumn air. I used to feel a pang of sadness this time of year as I watched life wither away into the bleakness of winter. Decomposing foliage disintegrating into oblivion and … More Natures Wisdom – Thich Nhat Hanh on Autumn Leaves: Life, Death, Continuation