Nature has intelligence and inherent worth. How can we communicate to serve our wholeness? What are the ethics of human relationship to the Earth?
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.
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 armloads of three and a half foot long and two feet … Continue reading Plant Whispering, Slug Talking
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 is keeping the archived issues available online. Highly recommend that you read past issues while they are still available: http://www.sentienttimes.com/past_issues01t.html The following is "my" article, and I am grateful to the … Continue reading On Talking With Trees
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 protective compounds. A few insects are therefore our allies. We don’t … Continue reading Win-Win Insect Communication
Every part of your being Has intrinsic beauty, intelligence, and worth. Connecting with it Honoring and respecting it Loving it without resistance, Following each process until it teaches you its purpose...brings you to radiance and health.