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Lessons from Luna and Lily

Lessons from Luna and Lily

My four-legged family keeps growing. Funny thing is, I’m not really a pet-person. I’m much more at home meeting up with animals who are living wild and free, doing what they naturally do. And so here we are…me and Luna, a black labrador puppy, and Lily, a once feral cat. The three of us are… Read Full Article

Harmony in the Circle

Harmony in the Circle

In the native language of the Peruvian people who live the ways of Ka Ta See, there is no word for “judgment.” Take a moment to consider what this would be like – when judgment is not the lens or the language that shapes how you see, think, and speak about yourself, others, and the… Read Full Article

Thanks Giving & Receiving

Thanks Giving & Receiving

On Thanksgiving Day, about twenty years ago, I volunteered in a community center to help serve a free holiday feast. In the morning, I peeled a mountain of potatoes. Later in the day, I handed out pieces of pie. There was a collaborative, celebratory feeling, even though many people coming to enjoy the holiday feast… Read Full Article

Slowing Down

Slowing Down

It was the summer of 1994 when I set off on a cross-country quest with a friend. The old van he bought for our travels was rather questionable in how many miles it had left. We headed west from our starting point in Michigan, camping in our tent and hiking around wilderness lands. We were… Read Full Article

Thanks * Giving

Thanks * Giving

She hiked along the deer trail, looking forward to seeing her old friend. High on the mountain ridge, Jessie sat down among the tree’s gnarled roots winding serpent-like through the red clay and rocks. She leaned back against the peeling bark of the juniper’s trunk, nestling into the welcoming embrace of the ancient tree. Jessie… Read Full Article

Gratitude from the Heart

Gratitude from the Heart

Gratitude changes everything. Giving gratitude is an honoring, a heartfelt acknowledgement, the wide-open receiving of the gifts. Gratefulness is very different than robotically saying “thank you.” True appreciation is not about taking things for granted, feeling entitled, or resisting the receiving. The more fully we cultivate genuine gratitude in the inner landscape of our own… Read Full Article

Unleashing Love

A Gift For You!

A Gift For You!

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