Beloved pets reflect teachings in their actions: they are familiars for this reason, and wild creatures do the same.  Observation and patience are required to access this knowledge.  So is the belief in the magic of metaphor and imagination.  Those two qualities help unlock shadow content by “pointing” outside to inner strengths and difficulties.  Sometimes […]


Albuquerque, New Mexico has the largest stand of cottonwood trees in the world on either side of the Rio Grande river.  The word, bosque, means forrest.   Above me  In Cottonwood limbs I hear Crinkly leafed voices Pushed out The Bosque Mouth By the wind   Beside me In Rio Grande gestures I see Swiftly […]