Tree of Solace, Cork Ireland

The Beech tree gave solace in Cork- place of morning walks, and cavorting on the green, moving beside the dark rushing whirling river Lee- the Swans making their way somewhere along it's winding, the Blue heron arising each day from its shores. Ravens showing off their brogues.

Mother's Definitive Picture

She said we all have one. Over 94 years, she had examined all of her various photos and had chosen this one. She did the same for others- for me and for her best friend Carmel.
Dear Ones:
My friend Rachel came up on Monday evening and drove me in to the Trinity Cemetery on Tuesday May 6th in the morning. She truly supported me and as one of my ministers was a lovely presence there.
It is so beautiful there- lush and distinguished and soft and soothing- and all were very kind.

Since pure awareness

Since pure awareness of nowness is the real buddha,
In openness and contentment I found the lama in my
When we realize his unending natural mind is the very
nature of the Lama,
Then there is no need for attached, grasping, or
weeping prayer or artificial complaints.
By simply relaxing in this uncontrived, open, and
natural state,
We obtain the blessing of aimless self-liberation of
whatever arises.
Dudjom Rinpoche

Isle in Rain

Magical in rain, mist and shine, the Isle remains embedded in a dream. IO

Women Cooking

at Isle de Brehat Retreat in Bretagne, France May 23-26 . There were 11 of us on the Island- I taught a Mystery / Dream Retreat there with our lovely French. American and Canadian Women's Mysteries women. A powerful journey of many levels of dimensions. IO

The Speigel Tent

Deep Listening Band played on August 10th in the Spiegel Tent. A mesmerizing, and extraordinary perforance that completed the New Albion Series- all of us were floating upward by the end of the music- but did the music end- perhaps not.
This is a view from below as we floated upward !

Dreams of the Jungfrau Link
Dreams of the Jungfrau Written and Directed by Ione Musi and Sound Design by Pauline Oliveros