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Making the effort

Making the effort

I make the effort to maintain a ground of oceanic silence out of which arises the multitude of phenomena of daily life. I make the effort to see and to…Read more
Fully alive

Fully alive

I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open…Read more
Listen

Listen

There is no difference between healing your body and healing the Earth or helping another to heal. It is all the same Body. There is no difference between healing Earth's…Read more
Autumn

Autumn

I will nurse this autumn carefully, treat its brittleness gently, smooth its crumbling edges, its weeping afternoons. I will rise early and go to it, wrap it in a soft…Read more
Kinship

Kinship

Let my words be bright with animals, images the flash of a gull's wing. If we pretend that we are at the centre, that moles and kingfishers, eels and coyotes…Read more
Offerings

Offerings

Offer only lovely things on my altars - the bread of life, and jewels, and feathers and flowers. Let the streams of life flow in peace. Turn from violence. Learn…Read more