As Fall arrives and Winter approaches we can feel different types of inspiration, a changing of our own seasons. We notice the beauty of the changes in the world around us and can find changes in ourselves with more time for reflection while staying cozy. Brian Allan Rose shares with us his poetry and inner reflections inspired by nature. Please enjoy these offerings and let nature inspire you.
Politics can create divisions among us as well as bring us together. It's a touchy subject that we can want to avoid and yet sometimes it's necessary to stand for what is right. We want to stand for what is right for our Earth and the well being of all. To advocate for healing and awareness by sharing the peacefulness of Forest Therapy. Please join us in any effort to create a greater consciousness, protect and preserve our precious Earth. Forest Therapy Guide in training Christy Thomson leads this call to peaceful action and asks for all of our support.
It is a great time of the year for telling tales but instead of spooking you we'd like to offer you a little fun and food for thought. This is a whimsical and thought-provoking folktale of Coyote and his clan of forest friends. According to Coyote, "This comes from a collection of little stories that are either wisdom posing as foolishness or foolishness posing as wisdom". Either way grab your friends to gather around the campfire or cuddle up for story time.
Blending our loves, our life and our work is something we all hope to do. It takes courage and hope to follow our dreams as many of you know. Erika Scilipoti, PhD tells us of how finding that her inspiration is in nature has launched her on a path to pursue a business where she can share her passion with stunning photography and inspire connection in others.
This blog is written by ANFT Staff Writers and guest contributors. Submissions may be emailed to Blog Editor Denell Nawrocki at ANFTsubmissions@gmail.com for consideration.