MOSES Organic Farming Conference & Farming Soul

MOSES Organic Farming Conference & Farming Soul   For those in the area Feb 24-26, 2011, be sure to visit the: MOSES Organic Farming Conference February 24th-26th, 2011 at the La Crosse Center in Downtown La Crosse, WI 300 Harborview Plaza – (300 South 2nd Street) Farming Soul: A Tale of Initiation will be on… Read more »

A Soul’s Song

Photo Courtesy of Melissa McLaughlin Article by Patricia Damery Meditation at First Light You Take My Breath Away You take my breath away, Valley Oaks! Centenarians gracefully firm in the fog of the grand meadow. A Soul’s Song A hawk cries, hunting in the forest and patchy clearings surrounding the remote house my writing coterie… Read more »

Manitou

Article by Patricia Damery and Photo Art by Bill Fulton Meditation at First Light Finally Fire flares and the stove clucks. Too much worry. But the day warms even in the dark. Manitou In my late 20’s I had one of the more important dreams of my life. I dreamed of war and devastation, and… Read more »

Goats and Grief

Article by Patricia Damery Photo art by Bill Fulton Meditation at First Light November 23 Ah, Sophia. She didn’t grow her winter coat. Nothing we could do. Goats and Grief  Our veterinary told us that goats grieve deeply after we lost four within a few months. First there was Natalie, 14 1/2 years, old by… Read more »

Meditations at First Light

Meditations at First Light   by Patricia Damery Photo Art: Bill Fulton A year ago I began an experiment.  Inspired by a friend’s series of short, haiku-like poems, I resolved to write a short poem a day for a month which, to my surprise, soon extended to a year. At first, I was daunted by… Read more »

Loss of Farmland, Loss of Soul

Loss of Farmland, Loss of Soul Article by Patricia Damery What is the impact on the human soul of a people losing the land they farm along with their right livelihood? Growing up on a small farm in the Midwest, I was of the last generation to be raised in a large, predominately rural culture…. Read more »

Listening to the Earth

Listening to the Earth Patricia Damery is the author of the recently released: Farming Soul: A Tale of Initiation. “the psychological problem of today is a spiritual problem, a religious problem . . .” —C.G. Jung, C.G. Jung Speaking: Interview and Encounters, “Does the World Stand on the Verge of Spiritual Rebirth?” A psychological and… Read more »