April 2016

Lana Holmes Earth Wisdom

Spring is such a gift to all of us every year! As her warm fingers slowly creep around our chill bound joints we begin to unwind again and stretch toward the light. Mother Life is a wise mother indeed. She knows that after the time of death or dying… a time of being deep inside in the darkness… the abundance …

Spring Equinox

Lana Holmes Earth Wisdom

Mother Earth, isn’t this what you want To arise in us invisible? Is it not your dream, to enter us so wholly there’s nothing left outside us to see? What, if not transformation, is your deepest purpose? Earth, my love, I want that too. Believe me, no more of your springtimes are needed to win me over — even one …

Real Work

Lana Holmes Earth Wisdom

“It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work… and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey.” ~Wendell Berry Walking a mindful, conscious path in Earth Wisdom is very much aligned with walking other conscious, meditative paths. Walking in Earth Wisdom is …

Four-Legged Gifts

Lana Holmes Earth Wisdom

Few life experiences stir the deeper areas of our human heart than those of our beloved four-legged companions.  I could not have begun to imagine how my life would be touched twelve years ago when I gave a yellow lab puppy to my partner for our fifth anniversary.   Luna was immediately a pivotal influence in our lives as we …

Navigating Life With Earth Wisdom

Lana Holmes Earth Wisdom

From the time I was a small child, I have been in love with maps.  I would carry a map of the state into my play grounds deep in the East Texas woods and that map would transport me to faraway places where adventure awaited.  My fingers first located the wilderness areas, then state or national parks, rivers, lakes and …