The Legend of the Hummingbird

Such tiny creatures, yet so magical. Hummingbirds (or 'hummers' as I like to call them) are spiritually thought to represent love, joy and playfulness. If you are fortunate enough to live where hummingbirds thrive, let their presence remind you of the love, joy and playfulness in your own life. "Legends say that hummingbirds float free…

Beauty Survives the Storm

Over the past several days, northern California has been pummeled with heavy rain and wind. Streets are littered with tree branches and other remnants of vegetation unable to withstand the battering winds. Swollen creeks and overloaded storm drains leave behind mud and debris. All in all, it’s been a mess, however much needed in our…

Redwoods in the Forest

In fully taking advantage of my holiday time off from my 9 to 5, the other day I went for a solo hike at Big Basin, a redwood forest only several miles from Silicon Valley.  Every time I visit Big Basin, I am struck by the presence of a divinely beautiful forest located only a…

Serenity Comes Easily in Nature

  What do you experience when you look at this photograph? Take a moment to take in the coolness of the mountain air on your skin.  The crunch of the fallen needles under your feet.  The absolute stillness in the presence of the majesty of nature.  The largeness of God's creations which exist in an…