Practicing Together #12

Seed thought taken from Leaning into Mystery’s “Practicing Together” weekly series. I noticed a Cheri Huber quote that is going to be very relevant to my life over the next few months: what you practice is what you have. This week, I invite in compassion—for myself, for my family, for my community. Ways this could happen: I’m going to start by […]

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Back from the Ocean

When I went to your town on the wide open shore, Oh I must confess, I was drawn, I was drawn to the ocean, I thought it spoke to me, it said, “Look at us, We’re not churches, not schools, not skating ponds, swimming pools, And we have lost people, haven’t we though?” Oh, that’s […]

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Catching Up

As happens every Spring, the outdoors start calling and I spend less and less time in front of the keyboard. But, I have been dragging my picture-taking device with me into the woods and into the garden, so I’ll share my adventures from the last few weeks visually instead.    

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Practicing Together #11

Seed thought taken from Leaning into Mystery’s “Practicing Together” weekly series. I noticed the wild geraniums are now blooming, as well as the greater celandine, lilacs, and kale. I also noticed the value of letting go, and how trust can bring peace to mind and heart. This week, I invite in joy! I could use me some joy. 🙂 Ways […]

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Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)

Meadowsweet, water-mint, and vervain were three herbs held most sacred by the Druids. —Grieve 1931 This is another one of those handy druidical herbs, particularly for those interest in incorporating European herbal traditions back into their practice. Meadowsweet, like Agrimony, is a brightening flower with a strong, sweet scent. A member of the rose family, […]

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