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Birth: in the family of things

Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep trees, the mountains … Continue reading

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Birth: A Star is Born

The world at first was endless space in which existed only the Creator, Taiowa. This world had no time, no shape, and no life, except in the mind of the Creator. –The Four Creations, Hopi Long, long ago, when heaven … Continue reading

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Birth: It Always Changes Us

Recently, via Story Core on NPR, I listened to a couple recount the birth of their first child. The details were beginning to sound very much like our first experience of childbirth. ¬†All the months of planning, child-birth classes, joint … Continue reading

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