Me and the Duck

Once in a while we are privileged to have an experience of connection with a wild creature that affirms our kinship and the willingness of those creatures to offer us that connection when we open ourselves to it. This story is about a connection I experienced with one of Nature’s most humble. There’s a small pond near where I live … Read More

Four Days Without Water

André looked at me and said, “What are you taking with you?” “Sleeping bag, underpad, tarp and ropes in case it rains, my ceremonial materials, and some water.” “No you’re not.” “Huh? Not what?” “No water.” I gaped at him, stunned. Four days without water?? —————– This was to be my third Vision Quest: four days and nights of solitude … Read More