How we eat determines to a considerable extent how the world is used…land that is in human use must be lovingly used; it requires intimate knowledge, attention and care. ~ Wendell Berry (quoted on the Maple Spring Gardens home page) Today is Saturday, and that means it’s time to get down to the Durham Farmers’ [...]
Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox Caitlín Matthews, A Celtic Devotional [...]
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower (Sun and Moon in Libra) On this date, which is also the Equinox, the Sun enters the sign of Libra, fittingly, the sign of the balanced scales. Like the scales, Libras prefer to be on an even keel. They easily tune [...]
My thanks to dear Mariah, who shared this with me.
This is so important, folks. We are in the midst of the best opportunity for real transformation that I have seen in decades. And it comes at such a pivotal time.. we can’t afford to wait, we mustn’t turn away from this. It might be our last best hope. David Korten adds his illuminating perspective [...]
People deserve…the truth. They deserve honesty. The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but it’s essentially there to provide you something to face the world with. ~ Bruce Springsteen (Sun, Moon and Mercury in Libra) On this date, which is also the Equinox, the Sun enters the sign of Libra, fittingly, [...]
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With the Sun in Cancer (which is ruled by the Moon), and the Full Moon last night (or early this morning depending on your time zone) in Capricorn, which it almost immediately left for Aquarius, I offer a beautiful, but challenging analysis by astrologer Julia Bondi. May we all find the deep nurturing and love [...]
You can never go home again, but the truth is, you can never leave home, so it’s all right. ~ Maya Angelou We continue to explore the components that are associated with the Fourth House of the astrological chart. The Fourth House rules our domestic life, our inner security, and our deepest sense of rootedness, [...]
A Seed for Spring Equinox ©Annie Finch Thrusting through the season where I’d waited for spring, tucking up my head, I felt the slanted weight of clouds pressing through the sky above me down towards this grave, till I feel the earth around the place my head has lain under winter’s touch, and it crumbles. [...]