Tales of Elohee

Lynx Spider

Lynx Spider

There she was. Hungry. Perfectly still. Almost invisible in the light, entirely camouflaged waiting for her next meal. Could she? Would she be lucky enough to snag a butterfly or bumblebee? Just like that, unknowingly a bumble bee so intoxicated by the sweet smell of the nectar drifting in the wind arrives aware of nothing […]

Listening or How to Talk about Meditation Without Calling It Meditation

Listening or How to Talk about Meditation Without Calling It Meditation

It would be hard not to notice how meditation and mindfulness have entered the lexicon of the mass consciousness. This is a good thing and yet have you noticed when words are popularized, they often start to lose their essential meaning. The word, meditation, begins to become associated with a marketed activity; i.e. yoga class […]

Summertime Sweetness

Summertime Sweetness

For those of you who know me, you know that I absolutely adore summer.  From the long sultry days, to the mesmerizing songs of the cicadas and frogs by night, the misty mornings, the refreshing swimming holes, the healthy garden bounties, the twinkling fireflies, the sun-kissed cheeks, and the vibrant green cathedral that surrounds us, […]

Mandala Hall Arrives!

Mandala Hall Arrives!

Some days I wake up in the morning and can’t believe that this is really happening!  And Tuesday, April 1st was one of those mornings.  Full of anticipation, excitement, and nervousness (on my part) Michael and I headed down bright and early to Bean Creek road to meet the first of three 53′ semi-trucks that […]