I recently had the opportunity to perform a dance piece inspired by my trip to see the monarch butterflies overwintering in the mountains of Macheros, Mexico.
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How being a TreeFolks board member helped me find my way
I was at a very low point in my life and about to abandon my career in environmental protection, but sticking with my board member position with TreeFolks helped me realize my true purpose and guided me back on my path.
This is from the birds.
I have always been a nature lover and wildlife watcher. But lately, I am taking on this hobby with a new perspective. I go a level deeper and ponder the lessons or messages that that particular plant or animal is trying to tell me through its morphology, activity, context and/or sounds. Here are three birds I’ve recently encountered that have reminded me of three very important lessons.
I feel lucky to have come across this quote by Mark Twain. Not too long ago, I was very intimidated by […]
Inspiration comes where you least expect it! Yesterday was Christmas and I received a beautiful robe by Sudara Goods. It is so unique and even more important, the clothing company has a mission to create living-wage jobs and benefits for women in India who are at a high risk of survivors of sex trafficking. Every time a purchase is made, women are empowered with the resources they need to create a future full of hope and freedom. I will think about these women every time I put on my robe! Thanks for the inspiration, Sudara!
A Reflection on TreeFolks’ Winter Solstice Party and on the Origin of “Rebirth” Celebrations
On December 15, TreeFolks hosted a party for the non-profit’s anniversary as well as the Winter Solstice. The celebration was […]