The Autumn leaves are falling, blanketing the forest floor with yellow, orange and red. Birds and squirrels are busy collecting from the trees and storing their bounty away for winter. Cool nights bring a crispness to the following mornings, calling back cozy winter clothing.
An inspiration of gratitude for the harvest and respect for the coming […]
By Jeremy Cook|
2017-09-20T15:32:27+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Iboga Canada|Comments Off on September 2017 Newsletter
August in British Columbia is the month of the miraculous salmon return. What a powerful reminder of natural intelligence.
A tiny salmon fry emerges from its gravel incubation and swims to the surface, only to be immediately swept downstream. It feeds in pools along the way and eventually reaches the ocean, sometimes hundreds of kilometres away. […]
The summer melt is in full swing. Squamish is the meeting point of several mountain valleys that provide billions of gallons of snowmelt water, bringing our rivers and lakes to maximum capacity. The cycle of evaporation from the ocean, precipitation on the mountains, and flow back to the ocean reminds us that energy […]
Living in a forested area of the farm, we are surrounded by thousands of plants and trees sharing their rebirth, with buds now opening into leaves and the first signs of branching. Each day adds another shade of green. There were two new calves born on the farm and they are a playful addition to all […]
Our forested lodge lay dormant for a few months, still and silent through the depth of winter. We are back now, and the fire is once again radiating and burning up stagnation. Inviting all to toss old patterns and stories into the […]
The last month of the year is here. Although everything seems to pick up pace as we near the holidays, December can inspire stillness and peace. The commercial influence is strong but without resistance to it, we can tune in […]
By Jeremy Cook|
2017-03-12T21:57:08+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Iboga Canada|Comments Off on December 2016 Newsletter
The transition is upon us. Harvest season is coming to an end, the last of the salmon are running up the rivers, leaves blanket the forest floor, and everything is saturated with seasonal rains.
Days end quickly as the low-angle sun hides behind thick clouds. It's a time to shed and preserve energy for winter. The forest drops all its less-productive and seasonal foliage as it prioritizes its resources. Redirecting energy to promote new growth.
2017-03-12T21:57:08+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Iboga Canada|Comments Off on October 2016 Newsletter