Category Archives: ANCIENT WISDOM and TEACHINGS

GETTING STONED – A Monolithic Tale

Ahhh, Callanish. The moment we stepped into the circle, it felt like I’d crossed a threshold into another world. Immediately, I was drawn to this particular stone. Mostly since it was not much taller than I, but partly because she … Continue reading

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ICELANDIC ANTIPASTI

  Once I’d heard The Calling, answered it, and set the intention of being so overjoyed with the experience of a four-day dogsled trip in Green-land that I would do it again in a heart-beat, the fear of my eyeballs freezing in their sockets while I … Continue reading

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THE CALLING

Shhhhh. Listen. Do you hear it? The Calling? It’s not only an invitation to adventure from somewhere outside ourselves, but also an intangible summons from deep within.   It rests on mist shrouded mountain tops, sways suspended above the oceans’ floors, and … Continue reading

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STATE OF MIND

Sometimes, when I feel stressed hurried, I think of this sapling. Although she has lofty aspirations, she is in no rush to achieve them. Grounded in the present, she reminds me to slow down, breathe, focus on myself and then broaden that scope to include the … Continue reading

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