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Grandmothers Shell Pendulum

For the past several months I have been trying to figure out a method of divination and discernment that will work well for me.  I decided that I would begin by using… 326 more words


Sun Salutation Variation

This variation of sun salutation is a large part of my yoga practice.   I use it as a warm up before Kundalini Yoga Kriyas.  I also use it as part of my strength building program.  39 more words


Introducing . . . the newest tools in my box!

Excited to have picked up these four vintage tools from a second-hand dealer in my area!

Clockwise from top left:

  • Stanley No. 9.5 block plane with adjustable throat plate — and a blade that looks like it just came off the sharpening stone!
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How To Quickly Tap Into Your Intuition

I’ve heard it time and time again, from my guides, that is.

To quiet the mind lengthen the breath.  

Being a yogi and a psychic you would think I would get this by now.  297 more words


Creating Lustral Waters

Cleansing waters, healing waters, waters of life, holy and sublime.

We call upon the sparkling power of water to wash us clean,

and we call upon the dark depths to protect us and guard our homes. 472 more words


The Twenty-First Century American Garden: My View

Anyone not sleep-walking through life is aware that Planet Earth is metamorphosing into a world never seen by humanity before. Rapid urbanization, consequent deforestation and habitat destruction, invading animals and plants, epic levels of environmental pollution – all are driven largely by human population growth that most experts believe is already well beyond sustainable levels. 3,861 more words

Piedmont Gardening

One "scary sharp" chisel, plus wax and a rabbet plane

“Scary Sharp” Chisel

I sharpened my 3/4″ chisel — inherited from my father in rather rough condition — using the “scary sharp” method: glass, sandpaper and my Lee Valley Mk. 116 more words

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