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audio 01:10 Every Once in a While

Every Once in a While

Every once in a while, we take a needed trip to the coast to inhale some of the fresh salty air. It helps us clear our minds as we prepare to return to the mountains refreshed and invigorated and ready for our next adventure in Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/12/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:38 Tie Down

Tie Down

The small wooden loop looked to me as if it was waiting silently in the woods for something to be tied to it. I realized this was a perfect symbol that illustrated the importance of being tied to the earth to keep us grounded on our spiritual journey.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/11/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:33 Gray Birches

Gray Birches

One of my favorite spots in the woods is where I can look down a line of gray birches that grew at the edge of what used to be a clearing. It is now all grown in around the birches. I often pause when passing by for a moment of gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/10/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:21 New Green Carpet

New Green Carpet

There is a new green carpet covering the trails that recently were used for logging. It is new grass planted to help prevent erosion. Being a good steward of the land includes investing in the future through positive actions today.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/09/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:13 Clues


Nature often gives us clues to the changes that are just ahead. They could be in the clouds, in the movement of the wind, the movement of birds and animals or in the changes in the leaves. Life has many clues to help guide us on our path.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/08/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:02 Mulitude of Faces

Mulitude of Faces

Nature’s master carver created a multitude of faces in the burl on the side of a tree in the forest. I wonder if it is just me that sees what I see or do others see the same. We do each view life differently.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/07/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:40 Clearing Trails

Clearing Trails

Finally the logging is over and the weather is a little cooler and it is time to catch up on the yearly trail clearing. It is good to work with the land even if it is only an hour or so. It also serves to clear the pathways in our minds.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/06/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:09 Growing in a Tree

Growing in a Tree

The morning light was just right to draw my attention to a group of mushrooms growing in an old dead tree. I marveled at the artistic arrangement I had unexpectedly encountered and yet it is what I expect in Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/05/2016 10:00 AM