Tag Archives: Kate Chopin

Music of the Earth’s Breathing

“We have fallen
into the place where
Everything is music”

Bhutan River

“I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breath?”

-Kate Chopin

Rocks - Time

“The earth has music for those who listen.”

-George Santayana

Absorbed and immersed in the music, greens, life energy, breath of the earth’s longest day among 365.  Solstice!  A sweet celebration to breath into…

Spring’s Benediction

Winter’s serene time and space has left me open and in-tune to the minute changes, nuances, and majesty of Spring’s unfolding.  Day by day wonders are absorbed on a soul level.   There is a deep comprehension of all the powerful growth that the earth’s veins are sprouting forth.

It is felt, it is known, it is heard, it is experienced.

Red BudsRed Buds, Blue SkyMay 12

“The peace and beauty of a spring day had descended upon the earth like a benediction. ”
– Kate Chopin



“When spring comes the grass grows by itself. ”
– Tao Te Ching





“It is always quietly thrilling to find yourself looking at a world you know well but have never seen from such an angle before.” -Bill Bryson, At Home: A Short History of Private Life