The Natural Contemplative
Humanity is at a crisis, a turning point. We have put at risk the systems that all of life depends on for survival: the air, the soil, the oceans, the diversity of plants and animals. Because the crisis involves the whole sweep of the human presence on the planet, the resolution of the crisis must be equally comprehensive. My understanding of the crisis and its resolution is based in ecology and contemplation; dwelling in silence, observing the natural world, and listening to and recording natural soundscapes.
On this site you will find educational programs devoted to contemplation and the natural world, music of a Celtic flavor that draws inspiration from land and sea, and the essays through which I attempt to communicate what I have learned from observing the natural world and our own human lives, and dwelling in the great mystery of silence, and a blog where much of my writing first appears.