The Awakening Spring: of light, embodiment, and soliphilia

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This week, Traci writes about the emerging embodiment of Spring and how the Light half of the year beckons us to greater connection with the human-persons we encounter in our urban worlds. [Read more...]

Finding place through the eyes of a child

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Turns out, any green space is magical to a child. [Read more...]

Tracking Blossoms

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The cherry trees are in bloom here in the San Francisco Bay Area. The white and pink blossoms signal that spring is here. Their beauty brings a certain lightness to the step. The tradition of picnicking under a blossoming cherry tree brings a certain joy to the heart. The San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival in [Read More...]

My spiritual map

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Niki draws a silly map of her ‘sacred landscape.’ [Read more...]

Enchantment: coming back to our Selves

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Traci concludes her two-part exploration of Enchantment, and discovers, while thinking about the pain of the Self/Other split, that re-enchantment might be as easy as “Deciding,” after all. [Read more...]

Expanded awareness

I wrote a while back about sitting in one spot for an hour at a time over the course of a year to meet the wildlife in your garden or a local park. Today I’d like to return to that to speak about finding the expanded awareness that will help you learn more about your wild neighbors. [Read more...]

Knowing our places, inside and out

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T. Thorn Coyle’s book “Make Magic of Your Life” focuses on desire and making desires into reality, taking the reader on a journey with the four powers of the Sphinx: to know, to will, to dare and to keep silent, and a fifth power, the power to manifest. All of us are driven by desire: our desire to be, to know, to have and to do, one way or another, is behind all of our seeking, our journeys, and our choices. My pilgrimage of connection with place in my life is driven, fundamentally, by the desire to belong to something greater than myself, and to something greater than human. [Read more...]


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