We welcome your thoughts and reflections on how we may together find a new way of living in relationship with wildlife and nature. We publish selected contributions from Earthfire community members as Notes from the Earthfire Community. Send your submissions to submissions@earthfireinstitute. Thank you! —by Miriam Trahan— Lately I’ve become a little too immersed in the coarsening of the cultural moment. I've feared for our natural world. I've feared for the precious work that’s been done in recent years to evolve our human offering into something that is more refined, kinder, more respectful and creative at solving the problems of our world. I let this fear overwhelm me and I...

We welcome your thoughts and reflections on how we may together find a new way of living in relationship with wildlife and nature. We publish selected contributions from Earthfire community members as Notes from the Earthfire Community. Send your submissions to submissions@earthfireinstitute. Thank you! —by Miriam Trahan— May I speak to you for a moment of nourishment? Of the nature of deep energetic patterns? Of food of a different nature than that to which you are accustomed? Think of the bee. The sweet, small, busy bee, going about her work with diligence and stamina. What is the work of the bee? To gather the pollen and the nectar, to return to the hive, to make the honey...