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Keeping the World Spinning

The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe that our daily rituals and prayers literally keep this world spinning on its axis. For me, feeding the seagulls is one of those everyday prayers.                                                                                                  — Brenda Peterson Let this thought sink into your … Continue reading

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An Interdependent Acrostic

In every leaf and drop of dew, Nature’s intricate dance we view. Together, each creature, plant, and tree, Ecosystems thrive, free yet key. Reaching out, roots intertwine, Dependence shared, by design. Every action, cause, and effect of our, Perpetual movement  … Continue reading

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Interdependent Communion

British director Peter Brook (1925-2022) wrote and lectured extensively on the theatrical experience. One of the fundamental ideas he discussed was what he called “The Empty Space.” A bare stage, an actor on it and a viewer observing it are … Continue reading

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Playing the Same Song

What springs to mind when you first think about “Interdependence?” My first thought is about the duality it presents and the feelings brought about by each side. Having others (friends, family, pets, community) who depend on me does not generally … Continue reading

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Love, Mother Earth

Dear Children of Mine, As the winds whisper through the trees and the rivers continue their ceaseless flow, I find a moment to speak to you. It’s time for us to talk about the future – our future – and … Continue reading

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Food Waste, Or Not

In her poem called, “We Are One” (found in this month’s Soul Matters Materials), Reverend Karen Anderson says,  The truth is we make this planet about us, and only usand when we do, the earth calls our separate selves back, … Continue reading

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What Would the Dodo Say?

In twilight’s haze, I stand alone, A specter of a world long gone. Once roamed free with feathers bright, Now lost to shadows in the night. Oh, humans, heed my silent plea, In your hands, lies Earth’s decree. For I, … Continue reading

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