(From Folk Tales Children Love by Watty Piper, Platt & Munk, 1932) May this day of equal dark and light, the Vernal Equinox, bring Balance into your life — with Light Ascending, as the Wheel of the Year waxes towards Summer Solstice. May you be blessed with blossoms, bunny rabbits, raindrops, sunshine, and chocolate — organic, ...Continue Reading…

Here in the woods of the Pacific Northwest, March begins in rain. And in snow. Yesterday I counted three kinds of snowflakes: big, fat, fluffy ones; thin watery ones; and hard pellets of hail. Today I woke to a chickadee’s call. I hear a faint whisper:  “Persephone returns!” They say that in Seattle (a hundred ...Continue Reading…

Guest post by Chris Chisholm Last spring, I wrote an article for Gaian Soul about the Language of Birds which describes how bird vocalizations can tell you everything that’s happening in nature, such as where animals are hidden.  This activity is not an exact science, since one kind of bird call can sometimes have multiple ...Continue Reading…

At Equinox, the days and nights are of equal length, in perfect balance.  How might we hold this balance in our personal lives as well?  What wisdom does the Temperance card hold for us? “I combine and blend opposites to create something beautiful and unique.” How does this card speak to you, dear Reader?

Treating Anemia, Diarrhea, Bleeding, Allergies, Asthma, Toxins, Bacteria & Viruses Guest post by Chris Chisholm This is the third in a series of five articles that Celebrate Plants in the Springtime, written by my good friend and naturalist Chris Chisholm (founder of Wolf Camp and Wolf College). As I mention in the first two parts of of ...Continue Reading…

Treating Trauma, Cuts, Headache, Pains, Colds and Other Infections Guest post by Chris Chisholm This is the second in a series of five articles that Celebrate Plants in the Springtime, written by my good friend and naturalist Chris Chisholm (founder of Wolf Camp and Wolf College). As I mention in Part I of this series, the “fourth ...Continue Reading…