YES! by Teresa Taylor

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. ~Rainer Maria Rilke   Greetings to our friends and community, Spring is on her way! The streams, creeks and rivers are flowing. I feel them in my sleep. The blessing of … [Read more...]

Love Is Our Resistance by Teresa Taylor

Even if the sun rises in the west, the way of the bodhisattva is the same. –Suzuki Roshi Midwinter greetings to our friends and community, Here we are on the downhill slope from the Winter Solstice to the Spring Equinox. Sweet. How’s everyone … [Read more...]

New Year’s Greetings

If love is the heart of the person, discipline is the skeleton, giving a person form and protection. ~Henry Cloud & John Townsend New Year Greetings to our friends and community! Welcome to 2017! While the year is still bare, bone-y and new, … [Read more...]

While Harvesting Green Beans by Teresa Taylor

Walking. I am listening to a deeper way. Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me. Be still, they say. Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands. ~Linda Hogan Greetings to our friends and community, As I go about early autumn … [Read more...]

Falling In Love with Fall: The Dance of Change by Teresa Taylor

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. ~Alan Watts Fall Greetings to our friends and community, In the soft slide from summer to winter we pass through fall. Here in Santa Barbara it is a … [Read more...]

The Courage of The Crone

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.  ~Anais Nin  Greetings to our friends and community, So often we think of the face of the divine feminine in terms of soft, yielding, receptive, nurturing, connecting and compassionate. And … [Read more...]

April: The Trust, Faith and Hope of the Wise Fool

We have to allow ourselves to realize that we are complete fools; otherwise, we have nowhere to begin. We have to be willing to be a fool and not always try to be a wise guy. We could almost say that being willing to be a fool is one of the first … [Read more...]

Spring Equinox: Ready. Set. Sit. Go. Grow.

Greetings to our friends & community, Ready. Set. Sit. The Spring Equinox is tip-toeing up upon us. For me the equinox positions on the wheel of the year are like the space at the top and bottom of our breath—empty, still, full of promise--a place … [Read more...]

Awakening in Green

Nature rejuvenates so quickly, so completely. Though we often view ourselves otherwise, we are nature. ~Jeb Dickerson Greetings to our friends & community,  Gobsmacked with awakened green. Early most every morning I walk the Douglas Preserve. … [Read more...]

2016–Get On-board the Possibility Train!

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? ~Mary Oliver Sweet new beginnings to one and all! As I transition out of that dear and tender time post-holidays and pre-New Year where the pace of life slows a bit, I am filled … [Read more...]