What is your “Earth-Given Voice”?

You have a voice that is absolutely unique to you, dear one. It’s part of why you came here to this planet. I call this voice—this way of being, expressing and emanating in the world—your “earth-given” voice. And life-changing things can happen when you embody it. Connecting to my own earth-given voice helped me birth my first…

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How to Always Sit at your Center

Walk into any landscape and you’ll hear a choir of voices. The birds calling to one another from the swishing branches of a tree. The mycelium whispering to the soil. The brook speaking to the stones who are humming into the heart of everything. Each voice in the natural world is important, each voice has…

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All I Really Wanted for Mother’s Day

The moment I woke up this morning, I knew exactly what I wanted for Mother’s Day. It wasn’t breakfast in bed (though who doesn’t love that) or flowers (which are always lovely)—I wanted to go be with the mother trees. A few years ago, during the pandemic, I started a project of mapping the “mother trees” on…

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Your Life can Always Start Again

The other day I saw a miracle. To explain the miracle, though, I need to take you back to last year… One night, late last summer, a humongous windstorm ripped across the spine of our mountain. The next day I was walking my favorite trail to the ridge when I turned the corner and stopped…

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Learning Requires Destruction

Before I had my daughter, I’d daydream about showing her the green world. I couldn’t wait to teach her how to smell snowdrops or touch the lilacs so their petals fell like rain. I wanted to introduce her to the world of wonders that is the moss, the leaves, the earth. So I was excited when…

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