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Welcome! ~ to that other reality

Now lest you think that I’m writing from another dimension, another plane, I assure you that I’m not.  I’m right here with you.  Planet Earth.  Nor am I writing from a mental institution for sometimes believing that we – you and I – all of us – come from dreams.  131 more words

Theory And Practice

Are parents responsible for how their children turn out?

Your children are not your children.

They are the sons and daughters of life’s longing for itself.

Kahlil Gibran

“I blame the parents”, is a common judgment, often muttered under the breath when in the presence of a badly behaved child or young person. 466 more words


Live Oak Acorn

Live Oak Acorn — Grunge Art By kenne

The acorn is so rich in symbolism. For some it represents knowledge, the knowledge of growing and harvesting food, which encompasses the knowledge of sustainability. 148 more words



I have no religious faith and hold few beliefs about the nature of life and death, beyond what sense I make of my own experience. In this at least, I follow the 15th century Indian poet Kabir: 525 more words

Working Saturn/Neptune...a New Moon meditation

I use a very graphic, grounded, simple image to help my students get to grips with the inter-relationship between the longer-lasting planetary transits of Saturn, planetoid Chiron, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto and the faster-moving Moon, Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars. 678 more words