7 Keys to Being More Mindful in Nature

It’s spring, and many of us are getting out into nature more. We know these outings are not only fun and relaxing, but also some of the best medicine for frazzled minds, weary bodies, and depleted spirits. What most of us don’t know…

An Unexpected Love Story & Three Love Poems from the Earth

After years of looking, it finally happened—I found true love, and it was deeper, sweeter, and simpler than anything I had known before. I wasn’t on match.com, in a bar, or at a party. I found it when I wasn’t even looking, and in an unexpected way—by going out “alone” into nature…

8 Ways to Connect with Nature in Daily Life

Many of us love being in nature, and we know it’s profoundly good for our minds, bodies, and spirits. Yet most of us also lead very full lives in cities and almost entirely indoors, which makes it hard to get out to wild places as often as we’d like. So how can we get the direct contact with nature that is so essential for our well-being?…

Introduction to the book Space Between the Stones

I’m not exactly sure where these poems come from. I can’t pinpoint the location on a map or trace the route via a blue dot on a screen. I do know that when I’m quiet enough inside, I find them in surprising places…