Entries by napagstacy2018

Maria and Apollo

“Do you mind if I sit here?” Asks the women in a bright purple shirt with shoulder blond hair and brown doe eyes. I’m seated at the Whole Foods dining area reading my book, enjoying my coffee and small salad while taking in an invigorating, sunny spring day. Earlier she was in front of me […]

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A Poem to My 110 Year Old Self.

Studies have shown that writing down thoughts and inspirations of gratitude is one of the most powerful ways to make us feel happier and to create more meaningful and joyful experiences in our lives. By expression gratitude on a regular basis, the impact can last for months and deepen one’s own well being. A few […]

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Field of Honor

“What?”  I ask in horror. “I’m telling you this is what happened.” My husband says emphatically. A while ago, Chief taught an African drumming class to some colleagues of mine; he loves sharing his culture with anyone who is willing to learn. He’s a natural, gifted teacher and on that day we communed together over stories, food, […]

Nantong Village

The Village of Nantong For the next few posts on this website, I’ll be sharing my time in Ghana with my partner, Chief Suale. Billows of red, dust trail behind our car as it barrels down the dirt road. We’ve been traveling for over an hour into the bush to visit with family and the […]

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The Horse: A Noble Steed

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom. ~ Sharon Ralls Lemon   For the next few posts on this website, I’ll be sharing my time in Ghana with my partner, Chief Suale. A Graceful and Sentient Being The horse has […]

Adventures in Ghana

Hello and welcome! I’ll be sharing some travel posts here for the next couple of weeks. Some of you may know (and for those of you who don’t) my husband, Chief Suale is a Chief of the Dagomba tribe in northern Ghana. Because of our responsibilities, his duties and family being in Tamale, we travel […]

The Ancient Ones – Majestic Redwoods

The redwoods are mystical, magical and anyone who has spent time within a redwood forest knows of their majestic beauty and reverence. Some of the symbolism associated with redwoods are: community, intuition, wisdom and enlightenment. Recently I had the opportunity to receive their wisdom and here is an excerpt from the experience.

The Wisdom of the Redwood Trees

The Redwoods are know as the wisdom keepers, the ancient ones. These magnificent trees symbolize forever, eternity. Their beauty is captivating and awe-inspiring.   I had the opportunity to commune with these incredible beings for several days and it was and continues to be a powerful experience. Deep gratitude is the word that surfaces when […]