Tag: wild work

  • Learning to let go when our creative harvests fail to fruit

    Learning to let go when our creative harvests fail to fruit

    I’m in my element, as the transition from the heat of summer to the warmth of autumn becomes visible. The first fire burning in the hearth penetrates deep into my bones rather than a scorching heat that brushes the surface. The softening of summer’s lively green into fall’s vibrant reds and oranges will soon become…

  • When the root of our suffering is a world starved of purpose & meaning

    When the root of our suffering is a world starved of purpose & meaning

    As I stood in my garden with the dark moon overhead, I felt determined to get the seeds for my root crops in the soil. The loosened and weeded beds had settled and grass sprouts were popping up in the prepared earth as I made my final preparations. It was a full day’s work returning…

  • Let your goals wilt away so you can follow the path that makes you come alive

    Let your goals wilt away so you can follow the path that makes you come alive

    Our weather has been the typical cool spring we’re used to in the mountain west. Our winter was challenging, as it usually is in Wyoming, but we accumulated more snow than usual this year. We went from one extreme to the other as it quickly turned warm and melted away. Last spring, we had a…