Category Archives: The Miracle of Life

“We realize that the earth is a living being, just as we are. Tending earth’s soil, plants, animals and landscapes is sacred work, the work of a farmer… knowing the life force that is in our food, farms and communities… This is when agriculture becomes a sacred act.” (Deffenbaugh, D.G. 2012).

More darkness? or Can we be the change?

I borrow this from the conclusion of a blog at resilience.org. In this blog, John Michael Greer reviews the predictions he made for 2016, also alerting us to the fact that air temperatures over the Arctic ice cap are 50°F … Continue reading

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Brokenness: “That’s How the Light Gets In”

With the passing of Leonard Cohen and the surge of discussions on-line about the brokenness of humanity, I remind myself and thank Leonard, that “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” from Anthem (click to … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Insane for the Miracle of Life

Is this what it means to reclaim the miracle of life? And so long as you haven’t experienced this: to die and so to grow, you are only a troubled guest on this dark earth. ~ Goethe likening to a … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Dirt Medicine by Hannah Renglich

“somehow still believing – a magical secret scorching through my pocket – that the answers are not as valuable as the questions” Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Whole (Circle) Farming, Happy Piglets

“Should a pig be allowed to express its pig-ness?” Joel Salatin Continue reading

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The Earth Speaks – Are We Listening?

The wild fire of Fort McMurray is likely symbolic of something much greater. Perhaps this disaster is an allegory to be interpreted to reveal that there is so much more to consider than the recent report recommendations, as could have been said about Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Soil and Soul

Thanks to Kiss the Ground.

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