Tag Archives: permaculture

Re-Wilding

Blessings of wind be upon me. May my sails billow wide, May I breathe deeply the gift of inspiration… This spring I’m using Christine Valters Paintner’s book Water, Wind, Earth & Fire, as my morning reading and lectio. In the … Continue reading

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Celebrations

How small, how insignificant the intentions or the acts of one individual person seem – and how huge, how global, the acts of one individual person can be. We are not often given the gift of knowing the effect of … Continue reading

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catching up with myself

Deer freely graze on Raft Island in Gig Harbor, Washington Systemically, Social Permaculture is intended to aid Humanity and the Societies within it in meeting the evolutionary challenges of today. Relationally, it is a re-imagining of culture, community, society, and … Continue reading

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True North

If a seed has to grow with a rock on top of it, or in deep shade, or without enough water, it won’t unfold into a healthy full-sized plant. It will try–hard–because the drive to become what you were meant … Continue reading

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the images that feed us

“Marion Woodman, Canadian mythopoetic author and analyst, wrote that ‘the images upon which we feed govern our lives.’ We’re fed images all day long that fuel our cravings and our anxieties.” Changing from a world based on buying and selling … Continue reading

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Brave

Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared. ~Edie Rickenbacker The princess of this story is feistier, more resourceful and a little more stubborn and potentially more destructive.* Penny my … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye Saying Hello

During the months from November through the middle of June I traveled from the Pacific shores of this land that sustains us to the Atlantic and back again.   Mt. Baker, Bellingham Lk. Superior Green Mountains, Vermont Last Friday, the … Continue reading

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