Flowers of Earth, Buds of Heaven

When spring returns, when sap flows and bulbs poke their growing leaves above the dreary brown earth, it is easy to sing praises to the Source of All. The Christian story of Easter tells of a community facing a devastating loss of their teacher and leader – and how they discovered that the tomb had […]

Gratitude to Mother Earth

How can we can honor and show gratitude for the earth that sustains all life?  What can the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address teach us?  What makes Robin Kimmerer’s book “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” such an inspiring account of the many lessons we can learn from the plants and animals […]