For my kyudo sister

Hello mourning dove in morning light,grey feathers under grey sky,graceful curves in the misty rain.Your call penetrates, haunts –today a rise then two level notes. Show me the way to be steady in my grief. Never forgetting.Remaining in Love.

ashes to ocean

The Oregon coast was always their romantic getaway. Last week, I released my parents’ ashes to the ocean there. The return of their cells to nature in this place of beauty was very moving. The section of beach alongside Cape Lookout State Park was solitary at the time. Warning: wind noise is loud in the…


May we remember that Life here on Earth is richer with possibility than we may understand like a tree growing out of a rock or a butterfly in snow or a being resting quietly in the woods nearby. Wondrousness is all around.    

In Memory

In memory of Mia Grace ~ That one so beautiful and beloved could choose to end her life proves that thoughts can stray so far from reality as to paint light as dark. ~ May we find the tools and support to train our minds to recognize, face and release thoughts that diverge from reality before we become blinded…