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Metamorphosis: Dropping the Ball

It is possible to view life as a juggling act. Work, family, friendships, spirituality, Self-care, other, other, other… Each of the roles we play or commitments we take on represented by a single ball that we feel we must keep … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Yes, But You Would

My adult son Walker has a genetic disease called Sanfilippo Syndrome, which causes progressive brain damage. When he was little, Walker’s issues were minimal, and the disease is rare, so he wasn’t diagnosed until he was nine years old. When … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Change

There is a difference between change and transformation. When we perceive the first notion that change is afoot, it is my observation that most of us presume the worst.  The change that we have heard about immediately imposes itself, in … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: From the Mouths of Babes

I grew up white in the 60s in the South, and my grandparents had a full time maid. Her name was Ruth. I was the youngest of five children and we lived within walking distance, so I got to know … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Dark Places

Dorothy comes back home to Kansas with a view on life totally changed from the frightened, angry little girl who was blown to Oz.  The space between included lions and tigers and bears (oh my), not to mention a wicked … Continue reading

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April 1–Metamorphosis: The Fool

Today, here and many other places in the world, we “celebrate” April Fool’s Day–a day on which people will be playing practical jokes on each other. In most cases, April Fool’s day celebrates letting go and having fun.  This day … Continue reading

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Sowing: Seeds of Change

I imagine two seeds talking to each other one day.  They are both morning glory seeds–small, brown and very hard, usually.  One of the seeds announces that it is ready for some serious change.  It has decided that it is … Continue reading

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Ecology–Permaculture: Edges and Change

Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share.  The last two principles of permaculture say that we will find the most interesting things at the edges of our gardens–that we should make good use of the marginal, and that we best … Continue reading

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Ecology–Permaculture: Small, Slow, Diverse

Earth Care.  People Care.  Fair Share.  Recently I have been in the position to talk with several men who are in a drug rehab program.  Most of them are young, 20 somethings.  Some of them are in their 40’s or … Continue reading

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Harvest: Spirit Meditation

We have pondered through this month many aspects of Harvest including the vision, the magic, the relationships and the resources that the theme of Harvest can mean for  us.  Can we hear Spirit weaving and working all of those in … Continue reading

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