Ideas & Insights

Coyote Raven Scorpion Familiar

Sun rays appeared at the horizon. It was close to 600 a.m. and I was standing in tadasana, breathing in and out. Ujjayi. Dirga. I...

What to Pack in Your Backpack for Kids

We have been camping our way across the United States, staying at National Parks, spending most of our time in the Western parts of the...

Oh The Sky. What Beauty Is This?

I never understood how the Greeks could see Gods in the stars. The constellations have always appeared blurred and without detail, a leap of faith...

Grove of the Patriarchs Meditation

We hiked in the Grove of the Patriarchs today. The fir and hemlock reached 300 feet into the sky forming a canopy overhead, teeming with...

What We See Before Us…Fire Meditation at Mt. Rainier

What we see before us can be the deepest meditation. A brief lull in the pouring rain at 7000 feet above sea level, approaching Sunrise...

Mount Rainier (Day 2)

We are on our second day of camping here in Mount Rainier National Park. It has alternated between pouring rain and damp wet coolness. Campfires...

Gratitude to Change the World

A park service employee was busy swishing out the toilets. I said, "thank you so much for doing this." "Wow, no one ever says that...

It’s A Good Life

My son and I were taking a break this morning from reading and made our way to drop off things at a Wider Circle, a...