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We are Our Own Worst Enemy

We are our own worst enemy. I see these horrific events happen again and again and nothing changes. We spend billions of dollars on self improvement and spirituality and nothing has changed. We have therapy and 12 step programs and … Continue reading

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Grief is a portal to Joy

http://shift-magazine.org/magazine/turning-to-the-dark-side-grieve-heal-and-commit-to-the-earth-community/ Grief is portal to true joy. We are experiencing a collective initiation of sorts which entails descending into a collective dark night. If you find yourself resisting this organic process through addiction, denial or turning to excessive positivity and … Continue reading

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Gifts of Grief

I am happy to promote Carolyn Baker in her presenting… The Gifts of Grief:Grief as Sacred Work a weekend workshop in Rhode Island this June. Grief is an often misunderstood and repressed emotion in our society.  Many indigenous tribes believe … Continue reading

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Saving Ourselves from Ourselves

When I contemplate the horrific events of the suicidal crashing of Flight 9525, I can’t but help to see a tragic irony.  In our attempt to protect ourselves from the “outside people” who can do us harm, we built a … Continue reading

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Hope is a Responsibility

Originally posted on Walk in the Mud :
Hope…to have hope…to live hope…to be hope…to lose hope. Hope is a BIG word…a BIG idea. Hope can lift a soul from the depths of despair. Hope can help one persevere through a…

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Drop Every Leaf

Drop every leaf  Winter is on its way.  Lighten your load before the days become shorter  And the daylight reduces its illumination.  The weight of winter snows can be heavy to bear.  If the leaves of fall continue to cling … Continue reading

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Grieving Tomatoes: A New Reality of Our Time

The other day, at the supermarket, as I scanned the tomatoes for something ripe, a woman stepped up and said “It’s a shame.   This generation will never know what it’s like to taste a good tomato”.  She was mature in … Continue reading

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