The Wizard Sun

How the old Mountains drip with Sunset
How the Hemlocks burn –
How the Dun Brake is draped in Cinder
By the Wizard Sun
Emily Dickinson

I’m fascinated by sunsets.  But what happens at the curtain call of day?  Is it a period of rest for the cosmos in preparation for another bright new day?  Of course not, because as the sun sets in our part of the world, it rises in another!  Our star (the sun) never rests.   It beams out an unending source of energy.  Continue reading

I beat the blues!

What can we do when the blues take hold of us?  How can we function in daily life? And can we really beat them?  Are the blues more likely to be depression?  This has been my story over the past month or so.   Read on.. Continue reading

Lighten up!

The Sun God Ra is flexing his limbs in my part of the world this morning, coursing rays of love and light all over this land.  I rose at dawn to see pink clouds smeared across the sky and could almost hear the dew-topped grass, and all the tiny creatures contained therein, trembling in anticipation of another day on Earth.  I was surprised by the main story on the Scottish news today!  Read on to find out more.
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Sharing our bounty with others

We have been blessed this month with a bounty of fruit from the trees in our garden.  It filled me with glee as I thought about ways to share it with others.  Read on to see how we did it in 5 easy steps.  This hopefully may inspire you to share more of your bounty (food, skills, etc.) for the benefit of others. Continue reading