Come, child, come.
Leave behind those shackles and bars.
They do not serve you anymore.
Come, my child, come.
Take my hand and step outside.
The air is sweet and clear out here.
September 10, 2007 by Lindsay Hartley Under SPIRIT Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Harvest Moon
Construction is booming on the Island, and energy demands are increasing. While we lounge in our monster-sized, energy-sucking homes, more than 50 percent of the world’s population...
May 13, 2006 by Lindsay Hartley Under HEALTH, Mission Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Straw Homes
No matter the season or weather, Buttertubs Marsh has its own unique beauty. I almost prefer it in its winter nakedness. It becomes an artwork of seeming contradictions, never letting...
January 2, 2006 by Lindsay Hartley Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on A Winter Walk at Buttertubs
Hot chocolate to warm the body, sweet deserts at parties, or a box of chocolates to give to a friend. The holiday season is a great excuse for everyone to indulge his or her sweet...
November 2, 2005 by Lindsay Hartley Under HEALTH Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Compassionate Chocolate
A bird in the hand is worth far more than two in the bush, especially if she’s there on her own free will. Last fall, I taught the chickadees in my yard to take sunflower seeds...
September 6, 2005 by Lindsay Hartley Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
When was the last time you ate a meal cooked from scratch? From whole foods grown in your community, by people you know? Sadly, for most North Americans, cooking and eating are activities...
July 4, 2005 by Lindsay Hartley Under HEALTH, SPIRIT Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food for the Soul
My heart soars with every bird I see passing overhead and dances to every bird’s song. Each spring is a chance to celebrate the return of migratory birds. However, it is a...
May 3, 2005 by Lindsay Hartley Under HEALTH Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Spring’s Chorus
"Growing these seeds may seem like a small act, but it is such a powerful thing to do." Jessica Snider, Nanaimo Community Gardens coordinator, is talking about heritage varieties...
February 16, 2005 by Lindsay Hartley Under HEALTH, Mission, SPIRIT Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | 1 Comment »
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