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i step outside.

the air is hot

and damp

and the biggest flying bug flies into my face –

wake-up girl!

This is all real. 6 more words

The Now

My First Encounter with Reiki

The first time I  heard of Reiki was on the Internet around 2003.  At the time, i didn’t pay much attention to it other than thought the name was very interesting.   477 more words

Chakra System

Desert Solitaire: An Uncommonly Beautiful Love Letter to Solitude and the Spiritual Rewards of Getting Lost | Brain Pickings

A reblog from the always wonderful Brain Pickings – a discussion of Edward Abbey’s book on desert wilderness, Desert Solitaire: An Uncommonly Beautiful Love Letter and the Spiritual Rewards of Getting Lost. 18 more words


About This Blog

A garden can be a place of beauty, wonderment, creativity, life, death, and rebirth.  I have named this blog The Spirit Garden because it will be a platform for me to express my interests in new age and earth-based spiritual practices, spiritual development, the paranormal, witchcraft, crystals, and other topics.    15 more words

Stoneflower by Molly Meade

Like flower growing from rock
the world is full of tiny, perfect mysteries.
Secrets of heart and soul and landscape
guarded tenderly
taking root in hard crevices… 1,074 more words


The Red and White Dragons

Having moved to the Land of the Red Dragon nearly eight months ago I began to ponder over the relationship between the Welsh Red dragon and one of my personal dragon links – a huge white dragon. 401 more words

Earth-based Spirituality

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence | Brain Pickings

I recently came across this article on one of my favorite blogs, Brain Pickings.org. While the article is not expressly about wilderness or spirit, I am sharing it because it captures the essence of being in wilderness for me. 430 more words