Abalone oil lamp

Darkness makes the candle relevant. How would you know how to love beyond fear without this opportunity? Pictured: Abalone oil lamp with wick made of mugwort...

Being with Difficulty

Life isn’t always easy.  Sometimes our lives are just plain difficult, or even painful, and we can’t immediately change it.  We need to “BE” with difficulty. Modern society doesn’t teach this essential skill, but in fact teaches the opposite.  We are bombarded with...

The Healing Journey of Parenting By Chris Morasky

Despite your best intentions, the advice of friends, and the parenting books that you’ve read, you may some day realize that you are unqualified for the job of parenting. You struggle to instill your values, protect your child from harm, and provide her with the tools...
How to Build a no Trace Fire

How to Build a no Trace Fire

Choose a location that is free from tree roots, as much as possible.  Sand is the best substrate to build a no trace fire upon.  Dig down at least 3-4 inches and set aside the sod.  Lining the edge of rocks is up to you; rocks hold heat and reflect heat back towards...