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Thoughts on gratitude

I am glad to be alive today. We had Thanksgiving dinner with 15 family and friends — and since our house is tiny, we hosted it at our art gallery. What fun! It was an experience I hope everyone there remembers. Thanks everybody. I am grateful to have had all the experiences of my life, […]

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thank you God for most this amazing day

One of my all time favorite poems is by e.e.cummings, a poem I first read when I was 14 years old, living in Virginia. My dad introduced me to e.e.cummings. Throughout my spiritual journey, from Catholicism to Buddhism, to exploring other Christian faith communities and finally finding my spiritual home in Huichol Shamanism, e.e.cumming’s poet-mystic vision rings true to my heart.

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An Open Letter to the Teens in My Life

Dear beautiful young woman: It is true. You are beautiful. You are strong. You are solid with a will like an arrow and eyes like the sun. Your heart will attract love. You will be cherished and protected like you have always wished you had been. Do you believe what I am saying?   You […]