Come Home to Yourself in the Shelter of Tea
Deborah Littlebird creates forest shelters that weave together her faith, land art and tea offering sanctuary to sit quietly and listen to the voice in the land. These bespoke earthen thresholds are rooted in her spiritual life at Hamaatsa and her beloved work with plants as medicine.
Some call it forest therapy or forest bathing, we call it a contemplative walkabout upon the land. Giving ourselves time out of the busyness and noise of our daily lives to ground our senses with nature's rhythm. To encounter the elementals of fire, wind, water and earth. To renew a quiet relationship with our plant kin, the winged ones, four leggeds and with each other. To relish in beauty.
Arriving at a liminal cusp, we cross the borderlands of our soul - the ebb and flow of longing and belonging. A voice in the land softly singing, reawakening our origins with God and all beings, gently guiding us on our earth journey and the art of coming home.
Join us for a contemplative walk in the rolling Juniper landscape
of the Ortiz Mountain foothills in the beautiful New Mexico high desert. Infuse your walk with a land tea sanctuary and share something gathered in the heart - a new song, an old verse, a woven prayer...
Hamaatsa, a hermitage retreat and 320-acre wild land sanctuary, south of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Make a place for me from the crafting of natural things and it will be beautiful