Monthly archives for June, 2012

A Solstice Gift in the Forest

A Solstice Gift in the Forest

I honored the Solstice on the 20th by playing my 3 Native American flutes in the Forest Preserve, under a 6-trunked tree next to a clear-running stream.  Just after the last note died, a doe approached from across the stream, apparently drawn by the sound.  She nibbled leaves off various branches, and slowly, silently drew […]

Balance: It’s Like Surfing, not Stillness

Balance: It’s Like Surfing, not Stillness

When I thought about “balance,” it usually involved symmetry and always meant holding still (as in yoga postures).  Even spiritually, balance seemed to be some kind of ideal stopping place that once achieved, must simply be HELD, for any further movement risked losing balance and maybe even FALLING (from grace!). But the Fae knew better […]