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The Song I Sing

Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | Views [130]

This is a folk song I wrote last summer while visiting the mountains in Medicine Bow National Forest, WY.  I find myself singing it often when I am at home in nature.   I went home to the mountains to rest my weary soul 6 long years of traveling ... Read more >

Tags: flight, forest, home, mountains, nature, rest, sky, travel, traveling, trees


The beautiful things

Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | Views [149] | Comments [1]

Time is moving quickly, some days rush by before I even get a chance to stop and take in the beauty. I thank God for birds, quickly seeing them on telephone wires on a busy day keeps me connected to the natural world-the real world.  I need this world, ... Read more >

Tags: advertisements, carbon, cities, environment, forest, natural world, nature, ocean, real world, river


In the wind she came to me

Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | Views [135]

I saw a dream today. In the wind she came to me- made my heart feel free, put my mind at ease- the simple thought of world peace. Of children singing songs and hearing no more bombs. Of one love in this shared land- people holding hands- leaving ... Read more >

Tags: all lands, all nations, dream, love, pacifism, peace, unity


The night time sky

Saturday, 30 Oct 2010 | Views [90]

I sat outside tonight.  The moon had just risen over the ocean and the stars were out by the 1000s.  The moon was a perfect half moon, golden in light, shining onto the water below.  I love looking at the night time sky, it always puts ... Read more >

Tags: eternity, heaven, moon, night time, ocean, perspective, sight, sky, stars, vision


At the end of the Journey

Sunday, 25 Jul 2010 | Views [237]

At the end of this journey-once this dream has been lived and accomplished I would only be a fool to think that I accomplished something big or gained deep understanding of the world at large.  I have achieved a dream-this is important. I have learned ... Read more >


Highlights of Australia

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | Views [104]

Our time in Australia has been good.  We have been blessed with the meeting of many wonderful people and have spent time in beautiful places, places that seem safely tucked away from the demands of humanity (and the industry of tourism).  We landed in ... Read more >


Photos: more of New Zealand

Sunday, 17 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

slow days, beautiful moments, pictures taken by Brian and me edited by Brian
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Love

Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | Views [125]

As I stood in the airport hugging Brian I felt a surge of love flowing out of me and into me at the same time, as if all the time lost was made up for in this very moment. Jeanna and I decided to do some of our own travels for a bit, she wanted to ... Read more >


A new chapter

Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | Views [85]

After asparagus picking we said good bye to G (our car) Cat, Katie and Adrian.  We stood beside the mighty mountain with our thumbs in the air and our packs on our backs waiting for a ride to Wellington (the capital of NZ and the bottom of the N. Island).... Read more >


Asparagus Picking

Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | Views [116]

After leaving Coromandel I journeyed down the country in our new free car with Jeanna, Katie, Cat and Adrian.  We spent 5 days picking asparagus and finding places to sleep each night.  When we arrived we went to Opal Springs campground and hot springs ... Read more >


One Earth, One Family

Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | Views [100]

The people here in New Zeland are the nicest I have met in the world.  When Jeanna and I are standing on the street with a map someone always approaches us and directs us where to go.  One day we were walking in the rain and a man stopped picked us up ... Read more >


Journey North

Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | Views [296]

I spent my past 10 days travelling Northern New Zealand.  The first 7 days were spent in a station wagon with 7 others, 2 from Canada, 2 from Germany and 2 others from the U.S.  Although we all came from different places in life and on the globe, we ... Read more >


Bits of my journals reflecting my time thus far in New Zealand

Saturday, 3 Oct 2009 | Views [149]

9-26 I am lying in a comfy bed in the home of Caril and Brian (wwoof hosts) here in Auckland.   Its almost 3 pm and the sun is so beautiful to me today, probably because its almost midnight in Argentina and 1am at home and the sun shouldn’t ... Read more >

Tags: auckland, fashion, wwoofing


The Purpose/Intent of my Travels

Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | Views [208] | Comments [3]

I leave this country in 10 days.   The dream for this trip was planted in my heart almost two years ago now.   I trust that it came from God and I hope and pray that I’ll live it out in the way that He intended me to.   My trip will start ... Read more >


The Winds of Change are Blowing

Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | Views [103]

My alarm wakes me this morning.  Dawn has yet to break and I am resistant, as always, to leave the comforts of my bed. I sit here now by the window side and wait for morning.  She is slowly appearing and the birds are creating a beautiful song in ... Read more >

Tags: morning, season of change, sunrise, thankfulness


How do we see one another?

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Views [302] | Comments [1]

The following letters are a cry against the injustice I have seen in our social systems against the homeless.  I believe God's heart is so very tender for the 'least of these' and that He has shared His burden for the poor with me and I will spend the ... Read more >


Medicine

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [159]

My body and soul crave natural beauty.   Driving down to Ojai yesterday worked its magic inside of me.   Fields of yellow wild flowers are taking over the valleys of California.   I must have seen at least 15 different kinds of wild ... Read more >


Harmony in Love

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [309]

A Reflection of my trip up the Big Sur Coastline: There seems to be a sort of magic here, the kind that keeps your car on the road when your eyes are out to sea.  The kind of magic that grows an entire field of wild flowers alongside a deserted ... Read more >


Living at Hostel Obispo

Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [140]

I love living here at Hostel Obispo.  It's a colorful life as many people from many different places fill this home each night.  The staff is wonderful and feels like a sort of family to me.  Right now I'm sitting here with a smile on my heart as an ... Read more >


Hiking Madonna Peak

Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [91]

I found a place today where I never want to leave.  I am enclosed in a circle of trees and their leaves hide me as I sit here in the center tree.  There's a window in the leaves before me that brings sunlight to my bare feet and I can look out to the ... Read more >


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