I will be off until next Sunday April 7, and there are now plenty of others to post and approve posts.
As it turns out, I have gotten behind with posting.. have had a great many contributions, but thanks to the nature of our business, I’m sure they will continue to be relevant when I return. Thanks to folks who have volunteered to work on the EA vs. EIS Vegetation Management project including Forest Service folks who are going to help round up information.
Oh, and for the folks who aren’t familiar with medieval mystics and their understanding of the interconnectedness of all things, I ran across this Canticle by Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1199), named a Doctor of the Church in 2012. It has a touch of spring about it as well..
I am the fiery Life of Divine Wisdom
I ignite the beauty of the plains
I sparkle the waters
I burn in the sun, and the moon, and the stars
With Wisdom I order all things rightly
Above all I determine truth.
I adorn all the earth
I am the Breath that nurtures all things green
I encourage blossoms to flourish with ripening fruits
I feed the purest streams
I am the rain coming from the dew that causes the grasses to laugh with the joy of life
I call forth tears, the aroma of holy work.
I am the yearning for good.