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audio 01:31 Magestic View

Magestic View

As the year comes to a close, my mind thinks back to projects on the land, cleaning up a lot of debris near the Lupine field adding to the majestic view of the mountains. Thinking back to what it looked like years ago, I realize how much has changed.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/27/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:39 Old Fashioned Christmas

Old Fashioned Christmas

This year my wife dug out some decorations we had not used in years including a handmade village she crafted over twenty-five years ago with a model of how our home used to look. Each year provides the opportunity to discover the past.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/26/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:42 Follow the Star

Follow the Star

The Christmas Story with three Wise Men following a star helps illustrate the magic of the heavens. To me a star is a symbol of peace and so as we hang a star in the window and see others doing the same, there is a feeling of peace on earth.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/25/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:37 Lighting the Season

Lighting the Season

During this season of the shortest days of the year, holiday lights provide cheery glows on dark nights. They serve to remind me that each person carries a spiritual light inside that, when felt with heart-based love, shines all year long.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/24/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:58 Winter Rain

Winter Rain

The first day of winter brought a rain storm that threatened to wash away the snow which had covered the ground for a month. Fortunately for those that want white ground for the holidays, the snow absorbed the water. It proves Nature is in charge.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/23/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:01 Debris Filled Road

Debris Filled Road

The weight of the heavy snow, as well as ice on the trees, along with high winds, filled the road and trails with debris. It will be a spring of cleanup. Still, it is Nature’s way, and we have experienced it before. Life itself is a product of Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/22/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:47 Under the Umbrellas

Under the Umbrellas

There is a street in San Juan that has a covering of individual umbrellas suspended above the walkers. I am reminded of the term “covered by an umbrella”, meaning being protected. The street scene was a colorful reminder that something goes with us.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/20/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:09 Cloud Peaks

Cloud Peaks

As often happens this time of year, the setting sun was reflecting a beautiful pink off the mountains across the valley. I realized that what I thought at first was a mountain peak was a cloud in the shape of a mountain. Imagination and reality often play

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/20/2018 06:00 AM