The Red Tailed Hawk soared into my life majestically this morning as he flew across the valley below my house and then landed right next to me on a large tree. He was amazing close up. His wings spread out so powerfully that it sent chills down my spine just to watch him soar. His eyes were clear and intense. A pair of ravens kept diving down trying to drive him away from the tree, but he stayed put for over 30 minutes scanning the landscape. Continue reading “Hawks”

A Bear Encounter


Last night my son-in-law and grandson had a close bear encounter while camping high in the Rocky Mountains. This experience has led me to write about the symbolic nature of the Bear.

The bear has been a powerful symbol since ancient times. As always we must use our own instincts and feelings around which meanings fit us and our circumstances. Continue reading “A Bear Encounter”