The Present Moments of Nature

Nature is my favorite place to go to spend time in the present moment. It is a place without judgment, worries or demands of...

Earth Talk | July 2019

Dear EarthTalk: What is so-called Forest Therapy? — Larry Schwarzwald, Page, AZ Forest therapy uses immersion in nature to help soothe frayed nerves and restore...

My Initiation into Nature’s Power

An excerpt from The Shaman's Guide to Power Animals It was a rainy day in the Pacific Northwest. I lifted my 5-year-old body into my...

EarthTalk® | June 2019

Dear EarthTalk: What are some examples of ways food and drink producers are fighting the ever-growing torrent of plastic waste they have helped create?...

Human Connection with Whales & Dolphins

We are the Founders. We are the consciousness of the first souls that came to Earth. We would like to share with you information...

EarthTalk® | May 2019

Dear EarthTalk: A chef told me that our food choices are the major driver of climate change around the world, but it seems to...

Mother Earth: The Forgotten Healer

So, you can hear trees talking? People must think you're nuts. She was 40 years old, going through her daily routine just like the rest...

Nature’s Hidden Kingdom

There is an interdimensional world filled with many incredibly diverse denizens. They are called nature spirits or elementals or fairies. In addition to the...

Into the Woods: How Nature brings Us to our Best Selves

"Click." That is the sound of my boot as it settles into just the right spot in my ski binding. I love that sound...

Nature’s Child

I grew up in nature's lap, thanks to my father, an army officer. He was transferred to the most wonderful places in India. Many...

Nature as Source

Religion is nothing but the use of power over those who want simple answers. That is a pretty strong statement, but think about it...

Love, River, Life

This story is told to me in meditation by my brother, Jayson Thaxton, who cherished the river. I dedicate my life to remembering and...

The Healing Sounds of Nature

A friend of mine says this time of year is when her ears are happiest because she wakes to the sound of birds singing....

Why Nature is Essential for our Soul 

"From the Earth we come and to the Earth we shall return." This surely speaks clearly of who we are and whence we come as...

Embracing Nature and Growing Our Tree of Life

Breathe in. Fully, until you feel the air tickling at the bottom of your lungs. And then breathe out, letting your breath "fly away"...

Come with Me through the Essence of Nature

"From tears, tears of joy or tears of sorrow...we all have the tears. And as our teardrops fall, we remember how raindrops fall across...

The Heart of the Earth

Imagine yourself as a child. If you were like me, you never wore shoes and you loved running barefoot through the mud. It was...