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Patches of God-light

“Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of God-light’ in the woods of our experience.” ― C.S. Lewis     Time in nature feeds my soul The music and poetry of [...]

Love is the Beauty of the Soul

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul"-- Saint Augustin I absolutely adore St Augustin's quote - there is nothing more beautiful for the soul than sharing this love of life with children and adults. Today my little companions and I escaped the noise and bustle of the city [...]

Love Unites Us

I wished to convey in my painting the need to share our love - to cradle with gentleness and purity. When we hug someone, we envelope them with our love - in this embracement, peace and joy are shared. A hug makes us feel protected and loved and this touching gesture does wonders for our [...]

INFUSE NATURE ART ACTIVITIES INTO YOUR CURRICULUM

We know from research that contact with nature is essential for the developing child. However, not every child will be returning to a Forest School or Nature Kindergarten. We may not be able to take our students out into the forest or down to the lakeshore during class but we can bring nature into the [...]

Her peace gifts me peace

FULL MOON MAGIC Her peaceful smile speaks to my heart - whispers of love have my spirit dancing. Spellbound by her illuminating beauty, I am reminded of our own illuminating beauty and how each one of us radiates our own unique love and light. Radiant and joyous in her fullness, her joy gifts me joy, [...]

Build A Fairy House & Den Week

Build a Fairy House  and Den Week Helping to raise awareness of the importance of nature and creativity in a child's life.  WHY When children and nature mix, something magical happens. That "magic" is part of childhood. Sadly today, many children have never experienced the magic of the natural world. Playing games that originate from [...]

Beauty is a heart that generates love

My latest illustration - "The power of prayer" Nature nurtures creativity and feeds the soul  Nature cultivates gratitude "Beauty is a heart that generates love and a mind that is open" - Thich Nhat Hanh Full of gratitude on this sacred day. Wishing you all a beautiful and peaceful weekend, know you are deeply loved, peace Marghanita [...]

Each step makes a flower bloom

Kiss the Earth with your feet I love to walk barefoot. With the birth of Spring my feet are eager to kiss the earth once more. Every step makes a flower bloom We can visit the garden of peace at any given time, for Peace is within. Peace Is Within “Peace Is Within” Orange Moon; [...]