Watching water


Molten water forming and re-forming around the stones. No beginning, or endings – a continuous flow of life. Movement inviting stillness, a pause for renewal. I love watching water. Standing in the brook, observing from the little wooden bridge over the ford, or looking across the lake. As a child, my best time was either … Read more

Choosing the graceful presence


It’s not what you look at that matters. It is what you see. Henry David Thoreau Seeing is different from looking. We can casually cast our eyes across a scene or give momentary attention to a person, but that is not seeing. We have not brought ourselves into the frame, whatever it is, and given … Read more