This is the standing of C.D. Moore in our community - the further right, the more of a Wikinut they are!
Six of the best herbal teas to aid digestion. The first post of a series on healing teas. Each is introduced with it's own descriptive Haiku.
This piece started as a poem about facing mortality and ended up including bits about Halloween, the Mexican day of the Dead,Buddhist ancestral worship and Euthanasia.
12 Haiku in the traditional Japanese format of 5, 7, 5 syllables that attempt to capture the flavour of a moment when time stands still and there is only the purity of the experience.
A selection of gemstones to tone up the lower three chakras and connect you to the nurturing energy of Mother Earth as well as the magic of the singing crystal bowls.
Every Semi Precious Stone has it's own unique energy and this is what determines it's purpose. Here are some of the most poplar and versatile stones and crystals.
Every Gemstone has a Particular Vibration with Unique Healing Properties. Which of These Beautiful Stones is Calling to You?
When is a game not a game and what and another thing I learned from a childhood memory.
This is a poem that came to me when out walking my dog and we passed by a vacant lot.
I have long been fascinated by crop circles, their meaning and origin. This piece arose out of some additional exploring .....
Often when browsing the posts on Wikinut, I've been confronted with big blocks of text which seem to stop me from wanting to read further. Any one else feel the same........?
In Canada,governments and companies are required to consult with the aboriginal population when developing projects such as mining or pipelines on their land. Now they have to have consent.
How to Move Emotions that have Become Uncomfortably Stuck.
A Beautiful Day Includes Some Thoughts About Those Who are Suffering.
This review gives an overview of some of the main reasons for suffering as presented by spiritual teacher Adyashanti in his book, "Falling into Grace."
I have been watching a live stream video of an Osprey nest, became intrigued and wanted to know more......
This is a poem adapted to the Gosa form which was used in the Spanish court in the 14th and 15th centuries. I have found it especially useful for reflecting on the Psalms.
I was contemplating the pink geraniums in the railing box on our balcony and let my mind wander where it would. This poem is the result.
This article was inspired by an article of Steve's about our shadow side. The ego is the part of us that identifies with the body and therefore feels very threatened in this big uncontrollable world.
This is a poem about how it must feel to go through the process of letting go of everything familiar in order to take the next step into the unknown. It could be the ultimate transition or any of the endings and beginnings we must deal with throughout our lives.
Esteemed Wikinut poet, Loverme gave me permission to improvise on one of his intriguing poems. I hope I did it justice. Loverme's poem is in bold and his lines which begin and end my stanzas are in bold. A blending of thoughts on thoughts!
I was thinking about writing as I often do. Wondering why I write. This somewhat silly poem came out of that reflection. Maybe the same is true for some of you out there.
This is a poem about how we can learn from nature and animals how to live a happier life by following the guiding energy which flows deep inside and is part of the universal flow.
The federal government of Canada supports the building of a pipeline 4,500 km long which would carry bitumen from the Tar Sands in Alberta through 5 provinces to new Brunswick to be exported overseas. The contribution to green house gases and the potential for spills will be enormous.
This is my experiment with the Glosa form of poetry in which the poet reflects on particular lines in a poem, in this case a Psalm, and writes addition lines which come out of that reflection, but always returning to the original. Kind of like a jazz musician playing with a melody.
Recently I read this new translation of the ,"Tao Te Ching" and since then I have been reading and re-reading it. Never have I seen the truth presented so simply and so profoundly.