Welcome to Earthfire Institute: Wildlife Sanctuary and Retreat Center. Our institute serves as a bridge between humans and our natural world. Our shares are animal stories that are all true. Please read, reflect, and enjoy!
We were given the incredible gift of caring for two orphaned moose babies (the full story is in our upcoming newsletter). It was a heart-opening, life-enriching experience we wouldnât have given up for >
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a >
I keep thinking of offering a duct tape retreat, where participants place metaphoric duct tape across their mouths so that they only speak when something comes from the depths of them, and when they are with >
It is a winter evening on South Leigh Creek, a cold, still night. From deep in the cottonwoods a soft, low-pitchedÂ âwhooo-ooo-whooo-ooo floats mysteriously on the air. Silence. Then from another direction an echoâ¦âwhooo-ooo-whooo-ooo. The first sound is repeated. Silence. >
When I was about five years old I remember asking my mother about why animals didnât have equal rights to humans. Studying for my Ph.D. in psychology, a scrawny kitten crawled on the farm where I was living and I >
A researcher was exploring the relationship between tropical reef fish who carried parasites and the fish who groomed them. He was trying to understand the interaction and all the possible factors involved. At one point he lowered a bent wire >
They have to be set free!
It is disgusting that the
Russians can do this to
people who are trying to
protect the Arctic and
its creatures for mankind
all over the world.
What has the United
Nations done or said
about this travesty of