Learning Lessons from Nature

In the wilderness, one comes to understand that there is an essence to life far greater than things in our material lives. The clearest evidence and greatest lessons about our essential spirituality are found in nature. That is why I go to the mountains when I want to reflect deeply and renew my spirit.

Preparing for Spring

Preparing for Spring

The Right Attitude in Times of Challenge The more we overcome, the more we gain in wisdom, understanding, and building a character that does not give way to panic in times of crisis. In the US Pacific Northwest, spring is a big deal. From the dark, rainy, sometimes...

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Ways Nature Can Make Better Leaders

Ways Nature Can Make Better Leaders

A group of college students from across the United States came together to participate in a week-long hiking trip in the iconic wildernesses of Montana. Emerging from barren hills spiked with burnt trees, snow-covered mountain peaks and shining crystal...

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3 Ways Nature Makes You Happier

3 Ways Nature Makes You Happier

“Spirituality is a basis of fundamental truths – the universal aspirations, principles, and values acknowledged by all people, regardless of race, regardless of nationality, regardless of ethnicity and most of all,...

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Knowing Our Earth: Environmental Stewardship 101

Knowing Our Earth: Environmental Stewardship 101

Originally posted on April 23, 2012. Updated on April 19, 2018. Today, we are looking for ways to protect our planet and build a sustainable future. But the solution lies deeper than at the bottom of a recycling bin. We are facing the question of stewardship. To...

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