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Today I noticed two things that stopped me in my tracks. As much as I attempt to practice the “Watercourse Way” (see my online course on [...]
Long ago I discovered that everywhere I look I find a teacher. Today it was Milly, my cat. I wasn’t expecting a moral lesson. I was busy shoveling a [...]
A Message to Friends, September 2008 Finally, nine days after Hurricane Ike ripped through East Texas, the electricity is back on at Earthsprings, so that I again have water, [...]
The temperature outside dropped to 18 degrees last night. The whistling, sometimes moaning wind brought down dead tree limbs and even dead trees. In the morning sun, evergreens glisten [...]
“So, where are you from?” Again and again I’ve heard that question, as for a couple of months now I’ve traveled around Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. This past [...]
I am camping in the mountains between two fires. Although in no danger, I can sometimes smell smoke from the fire to the west if the wind is right. [...]
I am currently camping out near the Four Corners area of Colorado. I picked up a Navajo Nation newspaper, and I noted an article citing the Navajo Nation's reaction [...]
Glenda Taylor Comments: Yesterday morning I read something that was perfect for me personally to hear on the day of the “Great Debate.” It gave me a delightful and [...]
Take a walk with Glenda Taylor at Earthsprings Retreat Center to experience the first hints of the advent of spring. https://youtu.be/AK9t-WYXKx4 To lean more about Earthsprings Retreat [...]
A Grandmother’s Prayer for Young Men, by Glenda Taylor Oh, Great and Good Spirit, behold these many young men, especially those just coming into their adulthood in a world [...]
My stepfather might as well have been Amish, if you consider how he lived. Of course, he wouldn’t have known what Amish meant, probably. He was too rooted in East [...]
Lightness, a poem by Glenda Taylor With what feathery lightness do you step, And in such silence, yet surprise me— Scorpion walking on my bare foot! [...]
Coming up to the Winter Solstice this year, I am more than ever aware of the sacredness of this time between the extremes of light and the dark, as my [...]
I frequently suggest to others something I call a square foot meditation—sitting quietly in one spot for a good long time, simply observing, while holding the awareness that everything [...]
“The bowl of the pipe is a sacrificial vessel that itself is a miniature cosmos. Often tobacco is added pinch by pinch, each explicitly dedicated to the [...]
Black Elk was a holy man of the Oglala Sioux. The following quotes are from Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala [...]
Every time I've come to Colorado by driving up out of the mostly flat lands of East Texas, through the endless plains, to the foothills, and eventually to the [...]
“I spent many years longing to go to Africa, because of what that continent offered in its wilderness and great diversity of free-living animals. Finally I realized that dreams [...]
“…A feel for the mysterious and the unseen is thus entirely proper to our experience of the material surroundings. Invisibility is not, first and foremost, an attribute of some [...]
"I stand, silent and in awe, before the mystery and uniqueness of each tradition and each individual and hold them sacrosanct in their way of being." Glenda Taylor I [...]
A Celebration of Thanksgiving was one of the first videos I made. I am grateful for more and more ways to share gratitude.
"...Don’t we humans too sometimes see an illusion, think it is reality, do battle with it continuously, only to find eventually that what we were battling is merely a [...]