Layers

There’s nothing that affects perspective like the lens of geological time. And there’s nothing that draws our attention to geological time more than actually seeing the layers, be they in stone, through what remains after erosion, or what we see when we delve into the earth, like the type of soil we come to know … Continue reading Layers

Growing

It is a holiday weekend in Canada, sort of the unofficial kickoff to summer and therefore an opening of the gardening season. Some years the weather is sunny and warm, allowing for us to be outside to our hearts’ content and other years, well, it’s cool and bit dreary. This year, it’s cold and so … Continue reading Growing

Invitation

When was the last time something completely outside of yourself caught your attention? Was the moment something you were deliberate about creating? Or did it take you by surprise, happening seemingly out of nowhere? How often do you find yourself marveling at how lucky you are to be in the particular space and time you … Continue reading Invitation

Restore

forest reprieve When we experience overwhelm, we are never exactly sure what tips us over into a place of too much. Is it the lack of rest? Too many demands on our time and energy? Is it waning energy in ourselves that just happens to coincide with busyness? Some combination? Does it matter why we … Continue reading Restore