Jamie K. Reaser, PhD

Jamie K. Reaser, PhD

Jamie K. Reaser, PhD, is a scientist, philosopher, award-winning writer, artist, and regenerative farmer. In all forms, her work explores the inter-relatedness of Nature and human nature and arises from the question, “How do we love ourselves back into the world to the depth and extent that we recognize ourselves as a part of rather than apart from Nature?” She is tended by the meandering Rockfish River and steadfast Blue Ridge Mountains of central Virginia. Her literary website is: jamiekreaser.com.

To Lament | Dawn Songs and the Human-Bird Bond

Journal Article

“The term ‘lament’ is typically associated with grief, with sorrow, with loss. Maybe the loss is physical – a beloved passes. Maybe the loss is etheric – a longed for dream of what could be is dissolved by circumstance.
Those who have awakened to the nature of dawn songs lament the loss of birds… Perhaps lamentation is a song that enables the necessary mystery to find us in ways that we long to be found.”


Looking Back | The Visionary Spirit of Resilience

Journal Article

In order to see the horizon, where we are headed individually and collectively, we must—from time to time—turn a soft gaze upon the excluded past.