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Kneel and Kiss the Earth: One Man’s Prayer

(This is a repost from last November that, given America’s recent election and the Shadow Masculine sweeping the presidential stage, poised against the holiday of Thanksgiving, seems timely and appropriate to share again. ~ LRH) The sea is rumbling and agitated. Even a half mile away in a quiet neighborhood dense with evergreen trees, I hear its

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The Shaman of Stars

I wake in the night to a pale glow of moonlight illuminating the thick linen draperies, as if they were somehow spun of the luminous pearl outside in the heavens. Freshly emerged from the cocoon of the Dreamtime, still wrapped in silken images and the warm breath of feelings, I drink in the quietude of my bedroom

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Where The Worlds Touch: A Larger Story

(This piece was written months ago but never posted. I guess I shared something else that week that seemed more relevant at the time. Friday night, however, this called to me to be offered forward. So be it.) Like the windy night outside, my dreams have been turbulent and unsettling, a murky river swirling as it tumbles down the

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A Bit of Green Magic

A curious thing happened the other day. I will leave it for you to decide whether or not it was magic. Some years ago, I read a lovely little book called Growing Myself: A Spiritual Journey Through Gardening by Judith Handelsman (1996, Dutton), in which the author offers stories of her lifelong connection with plants,

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Writing for the Love of Food, Nature and Soul

Sometimes I think I should simply write about food. Forget this soul-based stuff, let’s just go back to the kitchen, shall we? Yes, I could easily keep adding to that Slow Food category of posts on my website. Cook that I am, the kitchen is where you’ll find me every single day, crafting something for

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