Posts tagged "sun"

Messages in the Light of the Snow

Every element in the universe has a vibration, an energy that carries within it our every thought and every action. It never leaves, it is an invisible vessel that bows to the sacred and withdraws in the darkness. Walking within the snow covered forest this week, in pure silence I could feel the energy in... Read more »

Beyond The Boundaries That Once Defined You

It is a new beginning today. It was a new beginning yesterday, and the day before. And it will be a new day tomorrow. Yet every New Year’s Day we look back, in hopes that we will have a glimpse of our life ahead. It has been a very challenging year for all of us.... Read more »

Madonna Rebel Heart Illuminates Chicago

Madonna. Chicago. One Night. United Center. Sold Out. What more do you need to know or even imagine with the energy, love and passion that fans of Madonna have waited for, and bowed in honor at the muse of a collective enigma of love and light. The woman and the music that is an icon... Read more »

Summer Solstice

An awakening of a new promise and a new day. A realization that I could not resist. Summer Solstice. The first day of summer and the longest day of light for the year. This is another “first” for me, to witness the new summer sun and see it rise above the water over Lake Michigan’s... Read more »

Where the Light Lives

As I find myself far away from home during this holiday season, it is in the awareness of the light that I find is the greatest gift of all. As my family and friends continue their individual traditions, whether it be a midnight mass at a Catholic Church, or lighting another candle on the Menora…... Read more »

Buddha Living in The Netherlands

I find a deep sense of sacredness when I return to The Netherlands. As this is my second journey this year, it is in a deep sense of mystery and curiousity that I find never ending Buddha Living here. Is it the people or is it the symbolism itself that in such a small country,... Read more »

Here and Now. A Sunrise in Ireland

It took a brilliant sunrise. It was a new light – one that I have never seen with such rich, deep colors. It was a new sunrise for me, and to be witness to this sunrise at it’s own level of light… from 37,000 feet high on an Aer Lingus wing… I felt the morning... Read more »

Light Within A Japanese Garden Lives Through All Seasons

The snow is falling and winter has placed it’s gentle hands upon the Midwest.  As inspiring as it is… with new snow glistening on our landscape,  I quietly work on new Japanese Garden designs for 2015… and  wonder where did our brilliant autumn go? I’m still working on editing photos and publications from the North... Read more »

Koi & Japanese Gardens Flourish into an International Design Center

  The realm of mind and spirit is the undiscovered land. – M Malinowski In healing, one sees it’s own soul.  Even when healing others a metamorphosis occurs within yourself. The Koi Whisperer Sanctuary & Japanese Gardens has developments underway to continue to enlighten Koi Keepers throughout the world while embracing the Japanese Garden design... Read more »

Osaka in Chicago: NAJGA Members Reveal the Light

The light has been revealed once more and in a depth of knowledge that is brought to the surface by the North American Japanese Garden Association and it’s distinguished members, partners and affiliations to honor and to educate. Internationally renown Japanese Gardens live here in Chicago, and they bowed in honor to serve the NAJGA... Read more »