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The Stations of Still Creek

By: Barbara J Scot

Sierra Club Books

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #130321 | ISBN: 1578050642
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The Stations of Still Creek is the tale of a woman's personal journey and the healing inspiration she finds in the natural settings surrounding her. In a quest for personal and creative truth, Barbara Scot moves to her country cabin at Still Creek, in a National Forest preserve in the shadow of Mount Hood, to be still and thoughtful, in spite of the turmoil of a strained marriage. Scot takes us on a spiritual journey incorporating seven inspiring natural formations - the Stations of Still Creek: The Old Growth Sculpture; The Burned-Out Cedar Snag; The Towering Maples; The Red Roots Station; The Four Alders with Perfect Posture; Maiden-Hair Fern Point; and The Green Cathedral. Observing the stations over time, Scot experiences a rebirth--a letting go of past disappointments. Her deep communion with nature and attachment to the Stations are at the heart of her journey. Beautifully written and rich with natural detail, The Stations of Still Creek examines issues that many women (and men) are facing today: the compromises in a marriage, the breakdown of one's own body; the death of friends; and the choices everyone must make in a lifetime.

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