In his early teens, his parents move the family to Cincinnati, Ohio, where, outside their apartment is a large woods. There, Bill makes friends with a sprawling Osage Orange Tree, does his first landscaping, and falls in love with a black-throated green warbler. You can listen to Bill story, by clicking here. Let it inspire you to reflect on your own life-changing adventures with nature.
Shaking with emotion, trembling with fear, she will uncover, in the aftermath of this event, a deeper understanding of the disregard with which we treat the body of the Earth.
James Scott Smith tells his wild soul story of spending time by a lake in Northern Ontario as a young child. Here, amid days of unstructured exploration, he describes being found by the sacred consciousness of the wild.
A nature connection guide and writer who helps people cultivate intimate, mindful and juicy relationships with the natural world, Kai Seidenburg takes us on a walk into the woods close to Santa Cruz, California. There, practicing the skills of mindfulness and receptivity that she has developed over the years, she experiences a moment of deep intimacy with a bay laurel tree. Told with rich and loving detail, this beautiful story inspires us to seek out nature with a gentle heart and quiet mind.
Eila Kundrie Carrico is an initiated Celtic priestess, teacher, and author THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER: STORIES OF WOMEN, WATER AND THE WORLD. As you might imagine, her story is a water story. And it is one full of adventure and awareness hard won, when a friend falls into a raging river and is swept out of sight.
Osprey Orielle Lake, author, activist and Founder and Executive Director of Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network, International (WECAN), shares her amazing story of backpacking in the mountains at age fourteen with a group of her peers. They are there to clean up garbage, but a deeper level of purifying takes place. Miles away from…
In her exquisitely told story, Jamie K. Reaser tells of being a six year old child, partially paralyzed at the time by a grand mal seizure, who encounters a toad in the window well while playing in the basement of her home.
In her Wild Soul Story, Chara Armon challenges us to love this world, even in its broken state, as we work to interweave our own wellness with that of the natural world.
In his Wild Soul Story, William Henry Searle shares his joy of growing up in Barton-on-Sea, exploring by himself, and feeling as at home by the sea and cliffs and streams as he did around the kitchen table with his family.
Despite never having visited before, Taos New Mexico feels strangely familiar to L.R. Heartsong when, as a young man, he finds himself there on a cold and stormy weekend.