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Foundations: Spring Awakening

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.  There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and … Continue reading

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The Garden: Impact

“This we know: All things are connected like the blood that unites us. We did not weave the web of life, We are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.” -Chief Seattle … Continue reading

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Sustenance: Take a Breath

We take our first breath the moment we are born, and not until our last breath at the moment we die do we cease to depend on the air that surrounds us.  Although most of us rarely attend conscious thought … Continue reading

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Ecology: The Household

Houses.  Our houses are important to us as human beings, simple and humble or grand and opulent.  At the end of any day, little is more destructive to human life than to be homeless.  Homelessness threatens families, damages health, riddles … Continue reading

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Birth: Sharing the Road

One morning, as I was driving my children to school, we encountered a family of deer running across the road.  All of us in the car audibly gasped in awe, and I pointed out to the boys how fortunate we … Continue reading

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