©Jane A. Simington, PhD
I see in nature structure that must fill a thinking person with a feeling of humility.
The fertility and newness of spring has shifted into the full blooms of summer, signaling a call to reconnect with the natural world. What within us is stirred as we gaze in awe at a majestic mountain or marvel at the roar of a great waterfall? Some believe our yearning to be in nature is the acceptance of an invitation from the places and spaces of the...
The month of May is upon us, and during this season many will celebrate Mothers, Motherhood and all that is feminine. Perhaps it is because of my affinity to these concepts that I was recently impacted by the words of a biblical scholar: “A more exact translation for the word ‘God’ as used in the context spoken by Jesus when He spoke of the Father, would be, ‘O breather of life,” a phrase more associated with the feminine than with the masculine...
The warming weather brings promises of freshness to all aspects of life. It invites us out of doors to be a part of all that is being renewed in nature - the trees that are budding, the migrating birds that are returning - and to feel the affectionate caresses of the Spring winds that refresh our spirit and reawaken our hopes in the promises of life, and in the very existence of our planet.
The energy format of this planet is about balanced polarity. In Spring this energy helps to thaw out...