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  • The Participatory Tales of Spring

    The Participatory Tales of Spring

    Today I am reprinting a story I wrote last year at this time. The message is as apt this year as it was last. We are all, together, trying to shake off those things we have accumulated but are no longer necessary. This Spring, we are invited to call on the help of nature to assist us. What stories are ready for revisioning with the wiser eyes of love and experience?

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  • 2022 Spring Equinox Essence: Video

    2022 Spring Equinox Essence: Video
    Spring is here. In this video, learn more about the seven sisters featured in the essence description and why they are models for where to put our attention. Take a closer look at the essences in the combination, with a special focus on the Tulip essence. The essence's message to us: "You are so much better than most of you act! Start believing that and you will transform yourself and your world."
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  • 2022 Spring Equinox Essence

    Bowl of white tulips with red background, artist Heather Haynes

    This Spring Equinox Essence is all about transformations that can happen when wisdom gained from past experiences meets the challenges we are facing now. Reconsider the stories that have been defining your life and you will transform the trajectory of your life going forward. During times of great difficulty, we can choose the way we look at things even when we have so little control over external events. This is a powerful (and lovely) essence that will help you to contribute to peace and healing in your world.

    Bundle this essence with the Tulip essence, a catalyst for healing over time, for an extra $15.

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  • Friday Thoughts: Ukraine and the Fierce Mother

    Friday Thoughts: Ukraine and the Fierce Mother

    As we worry and pray for the people of Ukraine, the Fierce Mother (who lives inside each one of us) reminds us: we are whole and capable. She knows that our gifts, and the wisdom we have gained from our wounds, are needed to heal the wounds of the world. There is tremendous power when many reject the notion that they are alone and powerless. Our prayers and attentive actions are influential to this situation.

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  • Reflections on What's Behind

    Milky Way by Peter Doig, 1990

    The essences I make for people are designed to suggest the messages/truths behind our words and feelings. I have been making essences for people for just this thing for almost 30 years. But listening for the message behind the words is much harder to do on the fly while in conversation, particularly one that evokes strong emotions.

    Why do conversations seem trickier now? And what can we do about it so we can preserve our sanity?!

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