Desert Muse: Harvesting Inspiration from Earth and Sky

Desert Muse: Harvesting Inspiration from Earth and Sky

Throughout history, and even in present day, people go to the desert to reflect, search for meaning, be initiated into a new stage of life, and seek visions. Perhaps it’s the arid and demanding environment with its radical temperature changes and minimal vegetation. Maybe it’s the quiet and solitude offered from the stillness. Whatever the case, humans go to the desert for inspiration and for miracles to happen.

A precious and life-enhancing experience happened to me in such a setting. My spiritual retreat happened to be shared with 60,000 others, but that did not change the power and the magnitude of desert life out on the Playa at Black Rock City near Gerlach, NV.

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