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Looking Forward, Looking Back

by Beth on January 16, 2016

Now we are in the heart of Winter, but we have already passed the midpoint. In two weeks, the rites of Imbolc will be upon us, celebrating the certainty of life returning. We prepare now for initiation and dedication. Seed catalogs beckon as the promise of Springtime whispers to us, even now, in the deep […]

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(click for a more readable version). Here’s the thing. Words matter. So, we are NOT going to call these insane thugs by the name of our beloved Queen of Heaven anymore. And we are not going to use the word Islamic in association with them because what they are doing is, in fact, an abomination […]

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I adore this poem for the days of Lughnasadh, and so I am encoring my posting of it from years past. With it, I send you blessings of faith, and abundant, miraculous harvests; and most of all, the grace to know them. Love and thanksgiving. Little Summer Poem Touching the Subject of Faith by Mary […]

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Every week since before Samhain, I have been sharing a video from the Conservation International’s “Nature Is Speaking” series, and calling it Gaia Friday. Today, we conclude with Ian Somerhalder speaking on behalf of the imperiled coral reefs. It’s an especially gorgeous video, so I hope that you’ll go to full screen (click the arrows […]

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Gaia Friday: Listening to the Soil

by Beth on December 12, 2014

Each week, I am sharing a video from the Conservation International’s “Nature Is Speaking” series, and calling it Gaia Friday. Today, as we near the end of the series, Edward Norton speaks on behalf of our planet’s soil. Please listen. We ignore this voice at our peril. …

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