Nature Heals & We Heal Nature
I’ve spent most of my life as a Southern California girl where weather is mild year round unless you drive to the mountains or way north or into neighboring states. That’s one reason why people love California so much and while that’s been what I always knew, I’ve longed for the changes that mirror my own. It’s such a gift to have that once again and for the long haul. For me, this experience of full immersion into the changes really enhances my experience of life, creates depth of presence, and enriches it all. I truly love the fullness of embodiment within and without.
I had opportunity to experience other climates and regions while living in the Seattle, WA area for a year, Sedona, AZ for a couple of years, Lake Tahoe and Reno, NV for 5 years, and traveling all over the world, which has really driven home to me the kind of things, weather, and energy that are nurturing to my soul and what nourishes thriving for my heart to create and be fueled with inspiration always.
I’m grateful to have found that.
Autumn is truly spectacular here and I so appreciate and love living in a place where I get to enjoy the four seasons and literally experience the reflections and wisdom of nature’s cycles. Everything we want to know can be found in nature.
The photos in this post share some Fall visions I’ve enjoyed with discoveries on the land of our new home to include trees and bushes bearing berries, shifting colors, small clusters of Fall-blooming pansies, and a favorite Manzanita tree that is truly a giant Bonsai Faery realm.
I’ve also included a photo of the five daffodil bulbs I planted (a gift from Faery sis Laura) and the dear Earthworm that gifted me his blessings on choice of planting location.
Today our new giant elders, guardians, wisdom keepers, and storyteller Austrian Pines are in process of being planted too, which is exciting! Three so far in and five to go.
I love all the magick Nature is revealing to me and the sweet relationship I have with her to gift her the same as she does me. I made a promise to the land, Faeries, and all Elementals of our new abode, and we’re keeping them. Little by little, we will merge our spirits as One through the creation of this sanctuary haven.
I’ve also included images from yesterday’s walk – I was able to do 2+ miles on flat trails along Zephyr Cove and Taylor Creek (one with and one without crutches), getting a chance to immerse in Nature’s beauty and light, as well as to see the gorgeous and symbolically potent salmon once again, while taking in the smells, crisp chilled air (in the 40’s), and gorgeous dance of colors.
At four weeks already, I’m on my way to hiking again soon! Yay!! Half way there!
Nature heals and we, too, can help heal Her.
Posted on October 9, 2017, in Uncategorized and tagged autumn beauty, change, earth healing, fall colors, four seasons, mother nature. Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.
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The red berries with the thorns may be a form of gooseberry or currants. I know they grow in Squaw Valley.
awesome! thanks eliza! miss laura had mentioned some possibilities too like autumn olive or silverberry. i’ll definitely need to check at some point with a local landscaper/gardener to find out for sure what all i have here. thank you for sharing that
If you like to investigate plants, you can also utilize the Native Plant Society List for your area. They’re not always complete, but very helpful in identifying plants… if you’re so inclined. You can also ask the plants themselves!
very true about the asking! thank you so much eliza for the additional ideas and that reminder! i find when it comes to potentially edible plants i do want to make absolutely sure of what i have. hence why i took the foraging class to really learn how to identify plants, taking tons of notes and photos to ensure this. would also like to know more in depth from someone up here about their care and needs with our climate, so definitely further investigations of all sorts needed.
Excellent! I love to see other people who enjoy learning and appreciating what the plant and animal kingdoms do for us to enhance life on this planet. Many blessings to you and yours!
for sure!! thank you so much Eliza ❤ love and blessings to you too and warm faery hugs!
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much love fellow nature lover!! ❤
Yay, new trees!!!!! ❤
yes!! so exciting!! half went in yesterday, the other half today. lots of nurturing for them now to ensure their longevity with us! they did a great job grading, planting and adding all the special mulch and stuff they need. now up to us to water and love! going over today to see the last put in and give them all energies!!! we got lots more photos of it all. big production!
Weeeeee! That’s one of my favorite stages of trees — right when you’re first welcoming them and loving them into their new home. Big love!