I often refer to the salt of the earth when I am giving a talk at retreats or food talks as we are organic farmers. I always quote our slogan “from soil to society”. I am very particular about the quality of our soil. Healthy soil, healthy grass, healthy food for our animals then healthy food products for … Continue reading #42 Salt of the Earth
Hewn out of the mountains of Connemara, you arrived here on your own, emerging from the nursed womb of your mother and bursting into the world at over 14 lbs in weight. M aybe an Irish or world record weight? You arrived into a unique and wild world within your heart until you joined force … Continue reading #41 A Tribute to Mairtín
“The rock of the stag or the stag's resting place” We all like to rest at some stage of the day. We all need to build up pur energy reserves. When I look at nature on the farm and having studied all the species over six decades, I believe the red stag to be the … Continue reading #40 Carraig An Daimh
Whoever would have thought that #TheMindfulFarmer would find himself on the artist line up at Electric Picnic?!
Hearing. No need to see but it is obvious. The gush of the ocean and then to see the blush of the sunset as it completes the compliment of what can be one of nature's beautiful experiences. No artist could have created this natural yet wonderful audio visual experience as the one I experienced this … Continue reading #39 The Gush of the Ocean
Today as we walk mindfully around our thinking path about 400 yards in a circular motion and wrapping around our three gardens of mindfulness, meditation and forgiveness, we commence again at the entrance of our thinking path and listen to the bell chime. We notice to the right a message written on a beautiful ash … Continue reading #38 Speaking in Silence
First it was 30 days for the five to light. To light the soul of George who for over 130 years had been deprived of source to fully illuminate and express. A source that the beautiful grey stone giant had been deprived of over this historical period of time. When the 30 days were passed … Continue reading #37 The Night, The Five And The Light