Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A Deep Breath

"Your deepest roots are in nature.  
No matter who you are, 
where you live, 
or what kind of life you lead, 
you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation."  
~ Charles Cook ~














This is my healer. 
This is my meditation. 
This is my space to tune into who I am.  
I take a deep breath, filling my whole being with her calmness.
She grounds me.
She is constantly changing, her movement flowing effortlessly from season to season.
I trust she knows the path, and in that trust I find strength.
Strength to be who I am, to journey a path, my path, and to live here, now, in this moment.
I trust in this relationship, and will be forever grateful for her connection.

26 comments:

  1. Your words are so wonderful. And I can't believe that squirrel let you pet him!

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    1. Thank you KC. I know, we still can't believe it either, it was kinda surreal.

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  2. looks like fun. I love the squirrel pics!

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  3. Love the cardinal pic (and your boots!) :)

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    1. There were actually four of them and two females, it was a pretty magical day on Saturday. Thanks :)

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  4. Beautiful! And such great pics! :)

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  5. I love when you post your photos about the wildlife and your brief interaction with them. If only every single one of us mere humans would value our planet and nature, most of our problems would be solved.

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    1. It always feels so magical to us and I just love sharing it. Glad you enjoy them. And I totally agree...the connection with this earth is some important for all of us on so many levels. Many of us have lost it :(

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  6. So lovely...the words, the photos and the feelings shared.

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  7. beautiful, Kim. if only so many more would understand our connection with nature. maybe then she wouldn't be so abused.

    your photos of the birds and the squirrel amaze me!!

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    1. Thanks Amanda, I wholeheartedly agree!

      The chickadees are a common occurrence when we visit this magical spot, but the woodpecker was amazing and the squirrel, well we are still talking about that. We also had blue jays sweep down to eat from our hands, but they are too quick for me to catch with the camera.

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  8. Lovely :) I like the idea of bringing seeds for the birds.

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  9. I love these pictures of you and those little critters - they never cease to amaze me! What a testament to your connection with our earth. And what a gorgeous squirrel!

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    1. Thanks Tess. I am working hard on my connection to this magnificent place and am grateful everyday for the journey.

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  10. Oh goodness Kim, we really need to live closer together! This could have been a page from our days as well, except a lot more snow!

    Love the picture of you petting the squirrel!!

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    1. I completely agree Jennifer, I would love to share my nature connection journey with you...oh that would be so amazing!

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  11. Wow. I can't believe you were so close to the squirrel and birds. Simply beautiful.

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  12. What great pictures! Since we really don't get a real winter here I find your pictures so refreshing. And I can't believe the birds and squirrels get so close to you!

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    1. Thanks Kathleen, such kind words :) We can't believe it either, doesn't matter how many times we visit this spot, it never gets old.

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  13. A black squirrel? How beautiful! :)

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