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I Do Not Seek War, But Dappled Light

I do not seek war, only the glory that is mine for fighting well. I ignore petty jibes of would-be warriors who long for fights to distract themselves from their own poor stature of spirit…I honed my fighting skills to protect my healing work, my students, my culture, my kitchen, and my herbs…I see dappled light and find peace in it. Continue reading

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A Constellation of Love

You need not suffer alone, in your wanting to be a light for the world. Many of us shine shoulder to shoulder with you. Continue reading

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The Dark Is Still Deep

Happy new year! A blessing on our 2014: Music about post-Yule darkness and light. The Dark Is Still Deep Francesca De Grandis The light returns. My friends draw near, my friend the deer, my friend the air, my friend the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Personal News

I need to express my gratitude and share wonderful personal news. If you’re a close friend, or have read “Share My Insanity: It Improves Everything,” you know 2001 began ten+ awful years for me. (“Share My Insanity” might be misleading … Continue reading

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A Happy Scarf and Tsukineko All-Purpose Ink

Tsukineko All-Purpose Ink makes fabric-painting easy. Learn All-Purpose Ink (API) basics by painting a scarf, using the Colors in Bloom Set. First wash a Light Jersey Circle Scarf, no fabric softener. Then, iron the fabric (for more controlled paint strokes). … Continue reading

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Silk Luminaries DIY

I love candle light and pretty candleholders, but my rambunctious kitty would set the house on fire. Elizabeth Buffington suggested I whipstitch 3″ square silk “hoops” together to make a luminary with LED tea lights. I got obsessed creating designs, … Continue reading

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Be a Leaf

This is an early draft, only wrote it yesterday    Be a Leaf Among All the Leaves that Have Ever Fallen from Trees April, 2012  My Gods, help us all shine—continue to shine, start to shine, know we shine, shine ever … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear, Mother’s Helper

Everyone needs a teddy bear, even big capable guys! People especially need a teddy bear when far from home. I have a bear the size of my thumb. It was perfect when I used to travel—I traveled light, and it … Continue reading

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Soaking Up Sunshine, Winter, Health, and Life

Soaking Up Sunshine, Winter, Health, and Life   Written Sept or Oct 2011 (finally got it edited). This is a follow up to my last blog about soaking up sunshine. Since then, I have continued to make a real practice … Continue reading

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