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audio 01:25 The Living Earth

The Living Earth

I am constantly amazed at the different types of growth that make up the living earth. I wonder if other places in the Cosmos have experienced or will experience the same. To me it is a wonderful mystery of learning what life is really all about.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/08/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:51 Where the Golden Rod Grows Tall

Where the Golden Rod Grows Tall

There is a place at the foot of the Lupine Field where the golden rod grows tall enough to look like bushes. Other places where the soil is thin, the growth is stunted – like the landscape of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/07/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:58 Sixteen Rod Jog

Sixteen Rod Jog

There is a section of Robbins Way where an inner boundary line is marked with a stone wall that the deed calls “sixteen rod jog”. I am reminded that when we have special names for special places in Nature, they can help us reconnect again.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/06/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:40 Late Summer Sip

Late Summer Sip

I drove along the lower edge of the Lupine Field where the rough ground and thick grass made it impossible for the mower to cut. I saw a beautiful butterfly sipping sweet nectar as it prepared for a long flight south. I felt gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/05/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:00 Changeover


The calendar has changed its page and the transition season has begun. The first hints of autumn colors are now visible, and the cooler nights help spark thoughts of fall and winter projects put off by the warm summer weather.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/04/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:50 A View from under the Pear Tree

A View from under the Pear Tree

Because there has been so much wildlife interested in our fruit trees this year, my wife moved a game camera to the trunk of a pear tree. A beautiful view was captured that reminded me that we all see things differently.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/03/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:42 Hidden Energy

Hidden Energy

There is a lot of quartz hidden just below the surface on the mountain. Every once in a while, I will find basketball sized quartz-filled rock. I am grateful for this energy that many people do not realize is there, other than a positive feeling.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/02/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:18 Constant Change

Constant Change

We are constantly changing the landscape of the Center. Recently we have focused on an area close to the end of the Grace Trail. Life is a constant change, and each positive action that one takes makes a difference in the landscape.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/01/2018 06:00 AM