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Let Love Flow (a Buddhist prayer)

February 26, 2012

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“Let our love flow outward though the cosmos to its full height, its full depth, its full extent, an endless love, without hatred or enmity… and our life will bring heaven to earth.” -adapted from Sutta Nipata (1st Century BC) Advertisements

3 Lessons that will Change the World

February 26, 2012

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My husband Daniel has this twinkle in his eye like he’s on to something. “What do we teach?” he asks me. I’m confused, “Information?” I ask. When he repeats the question, “What is the one thing we teach?” I ask if he means the message. Yes, he asks “What is the core content of anything […]

Being a Stinky Banana Peel

February 22, 2012

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Dear God, Help me accept myself as the stinky banana in your compost pile. Teach me the surrender to allow my “self” to rot with non-judgement and compassion. Show me how to love my neighbour, the decomposing cucumber. Guide me through this process of becoming rich fertile soil. Thank you. Love, Sam (and Snatam Kaur)

Self-Love is the Ultimate Radical Act

February 22, 2012

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Jennifer writes that Self-Love is the Ultimate Radical Act in the blog (by Carla Goddard) Shaman Medicine Woman: A Contemporary Perspective. In a time when we are encouraged to define ourselves based on societal norms, discovering and loving ourselves as we are is radical, brave, and world-changing act. Choosing to love ourselves just might be […]

Holy Mother (a poem)

February 21, 2012

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Peace is a woman, mother to the world, Whom God has sent to lay a hand Across a thousand children’s fevered brows. In its cool certainty there is no fear, And from her breasts there comes a quietness For them to lean against and to be still. She brings a message to their frightened hearts […]

10 Characteristics of a Conscious Partnership

February 21, 2012

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From the book “Getting the Love You Want” by Harville Hendrix – this has been LIFE-CHANGING for me to read. This excerpt makes the most sense if you’ve read the preceding chapters, but I think many of us will understand this very well, on one level or another. Chapter 6 Becoming Conscious A conscious partnership […]

Nurturing Health through the Wisdom of Nature

February 21, 2012

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Jamie Capranos, homeopath and herbalist, is a friend and island-neighbour on Salt Spring. Her devotion to spiritual growth and supporting our connection with the earth are inspiring. I believe that the teachings and practices she offers in her blog – while being totally practical – can go a long way to help us heal the […]