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So many normative, implicit and downright persuasive cues dominate our culture via advertising. It’s easy to take these for granted. Less than a score ago, an entrepreneur developed an african-american flesh tone bandaid. 60 more words


Southland Vineyard Church, Pasadena

Name: Southland Vineyard Church

Denomination/Religion: Evangelical

Location: Pasadena Green Shopping Centre, 20 Fiveash Drive, Pasadena SA

Service time: Sunday 10am

The best thing… 1,150 more words


The Mother's Day book

I’ve seen this idea somewhere on the internet and what a fantastic idea it is. Basically, if you’re a mother grab a journal and give it to your kids prior to Mother’s Day so they can decorate a page each year. 185 more words

Homemade + DIY

This Barefooter's Minimalism

A barefoot lifestyle is not automatically a minimalist one, even regarding footwear. I know of barefooters who own and use quite a range of “minimal” shoes, “barefoot” shoes, “skin” shoes and so on, whether they spend a fortune on five-toed vibram-soled monstrosities or make their own (you can cover the soles of woollen socks in liquid latex, for instance). 405 more words


The Consumerist Reflex

When you decide to be permanently barefoot, there are, of course, many upsides from a spiritual, ecological, and minimalist point of view. Whether with you it is a conscious lifestyle choice or you just like to run around in your bare feet a lot, you are getting earthed, you are softening your impact on the environment, and you are freeing yourself from constraints – all of that both literally and in the figurative sense. 336 more words

Naked Feet

Strawbales and tipis, native spirituality and hospitality

I love being pleasantly surprised…

My initial impression was that this was going to be a very different experience than our last stop at Cornerstone in Bendigo. 1,366 more words