SHADOW WEB

Beloved pets reflect teachings in their actions: they are familiars for this reason, and wild creatures do the same.  Observation and patience are required to access this knowledge.  So is the belief in the magic of metaphor and imagination.  Those two qualities help unlock shadow content by “pointing” outside to inner strengths and difficulties.  Sometimes […]

SHADOWS ON THE BOSQUE

Albuquerque, New Mexico has the largest stand of cottonwood trees in the world on either side of the Rio Grande river.  The word, bosque, means forrest.   Above me  In Cottonwood limbs I hear Crinkly leafed voices Pushed out The Bosque Mouth By the wind   Beside me In Rio Grande gestures I see Swiftly […]

SHADOWS ON THE BOSQUE

Albuquerque, New Mexico, is home to the largest standing cottonwood forest in the US. Bosque, means forest, and it stands on either side of the Rio Grande. Above me  In Cottonwood limbs I hear Crinkly leafed voices Pushed out The Bosque Mouth By the wind Beside me     In Rio Grande gestures I see […]

THE SHADOW AT RIOS DE LAS VACAS

  If there is a moral to this story, it is that visceral knowledge is the best teacher; the student role – or that of the Sacred Fool – opens the Self to exponential learning. The use of sacred plant people provides knowledge and opens perception. George and I tent camped for the first time […]

SHADOW FOLLOWERS

My photo above, Monterrey Peninsula, 2014 Advaita – non-dualistic spiritual approach They traveled across borders and camped.  Media, scientists and citizen scientists ran the cameras, computers and telescopes; however, the biggest cadre at the spectacle was ordinary folk.  They all came to see and record an event.  No, this was not Woodstock, Burning Man or […]