Take heart! Things are not as they seem.

Things are not as they seem. This is as true on the wilderness trail as it is within systems we see around us, or within us. Take heart! Everything is already changing. 💙🌏💚

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Wildflowers everywhere! Poppies, Bobcat, and Jaguar—my wildflower dreams this spring

From the fields of poppies and lupines to the ever-running washes (like rivers!) still flowing daily since our February snow (!), this has been a spectacular spring. Join me in the poppy fields (and canyons of Jaguar and Bobcat) with these recent posts . . . 

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A lovely (and very useful) free Arizona Wildflowers identification app for your phone

Are you curious what wildflowers you are seeing? I just found this app that can find the ID for most any flower and is free! PLUS there are related apps for nearly every U.S. state. 🧡

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Jaguar, Golden Eagle, and Slowly Sauntering Swine—our Magical Day of Adventure Below Baboquivari Peak

Under Mexican blue oak, and thick sycamores. /
Thick cat claw marks on tree—cat was ready to pounce! /
Jaguar was seen here once, Jaguar felt near, /
Ghost guardian Jaguar.

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Furling into a Sunset Poppy . . . (deep sleep medicine for you)

Poppy medicine (even in imagination!) can ease your mental swirl and guide you to sleep . . . with their petals of soft satin, the color of creativity, sensuality, and emotional safety. 🧡

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How to See a Bobcat in the Wild!

A flash of feline emerges from the desert trees, crosses from the edge of dusk through the wash, and then disappears back into the night. Magic! Here’s how YOU can see a bobcat too. 💚

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How to Gather & Make Flower Essences

Working with flower essences is one of the gentlest and least invasive ways to work with plant medicine—and one of the most powerful. BONUS: Free Mini eBook! 💚

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How to Know if You Are a Writer (or Artist, or Singer-Songwriter, or Kazoo-Player)

What would happen if you stopped spilling little cups of tea everywhere and instead dove right into the deep waters of your own creative life? 

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Writing a Wild Bathtub (instead of Spilling Little Cups of Tea Everywhere!)

Here’s how to inspire your ideas—and publish and share them more easily. This post is about the one change I made recently (with this blog!), and I hope it inspires your art too. 💛

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How to Clear Your Energy Field with a Swiffer and a Song!

Tonight with much love and silly humor, my dear friend Juliana and I offer you a video: How to Clear Your Energy Field and Call Yourself Back in Less Than A Minute—with a Swiffer and a Song! ❤️💛💚💙💜

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It is Safe to Rest.

Today we visited the Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park in Sedona, Arizona, and as I walked, a message arose: REST! There is widsom in rest, in being able to step into the world awake and alive, well-fed, and well-rested, and (only) from that place be able to truly work “tirelessly” (without tiredness) for the benefit of all sentient beings. 

Bonus: This posts talks about Green Tara’s super powers.

Double bonus: A good-night blessing poem for your sweet dreams tonight! 🙏

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3 Little Words—And It’s Ok.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Tooth Fairy. Early in November, my husband and I discovered that we need dental work the the size of a small Honda (financially speaking). All was feeling rather bleak and scary until . . .

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A Spicy Little Salad from Your Backyard – London Rocket

This week, I’ve been blissing out on the gorgeous green lushness of London rocket. This common wild edible wants to hop into your salad! Read on to learn about its spicy plant-medicine secrets.

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On Hiatus (About those ads you see—I don’t endorse any of them.)

This blog is on hiatus, so you’ll see ads that Wordpress picks for you (since I’m not paying them to stop). Enjoy the posts. Each was written with buckets of love! 💕

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