• Communing with Nature,  Creatures large and small

    Harmony on This Earth

    This morning I walked down to the pond which is a five minute walk from my door. When I arrived, as is my custom, I sang some prayers. Then, facing the East, I gave thanks for new directions in my life. Within moments I heard the recognizable snort of a buck hidden down in the trees to my right. This is a distinctive noise. It’s like a firm, clear, loud exhalation. He does this a few times and I very slowly turn my body toward the direction of the sound. I start to talk to him. I sing to him. I open my heart to him. I greet him and…