Tag: communication

Trees for Mindful Healing

Welcoming Tree, Teacher and Healer

When you walk mindfully in the forest, especially among ancient trees, you can let go of thoughts, distractions, and stories that crowd your mind in daily life. Don’t those often harass until you feel hunted by your own thoughts? Instead, come to a park….

Meditation Benches offered by the tree roots

I invite you to talk to trees. If this is new for you, I invite you to attend an upcoming workshop where I will be teaching people to talk to trees at Tryon Creek State Park. Notice how gracious the trees are in welcoming…

Nature Communication: Ethics to Save Earth

Nature has intelligence and inherent worth. How can we communicate to serve our wholeness? What are the ethics of human relationship to the Earth?

2017 Eagle Creek Fire, Oracle Tree Teacher

The grief was gone when I realized the nature spirits were still here, the forest would regrow. Oracle Tree had always told me that he had been the spirit of an ancient tree that had once burned. And he had taught many Deva Communion students.

Plant Whispering, Slug Talking

As a novice gardener, I first learned about organic gardening in 1972 from a friend, back issues of Organic Gardening Magazine, and a lot of experimentation. One of my favorite photos from our NE Portland home shows me grinning from ear to ear, carrying…

On Talking With Trees

This was first published in Sentient Times, 2002 April/May issue. The last issue of this magazine was published in Feb. 2008, but a dedicated team kept them available online and allowed me to download my article. There is a new team writing as Psychic…

Win-Win Insect Communication

Respectful Communications & Insect Cooperation It is becoming generally accepted that organically grown plants produce more phytonutrients and anti-oxidants in response to stresses. For a plant, stresses include being nibbled by insects. As a defense, they then produce higher levels of cancer-fighting and heart-healthy…