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The balm of compassion

The universe persists in sending us what we need to grow in awareness and feel our connection to all that is. Often it doesn’t seem so; in fact, often it feels the reverse, especially when we’re faced with one challenge … Continue reading

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The call to Earth work

Earth work is a calling. It’s not something you decide to do in advance of beginning to carry out the work. You don’t decide to train for it either, though you may in fact be training (apprenticing) for it unawares. … Continue reading

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On lineage

Lineage has been an abstraction to me most of my life. But that began to change several years ago when I learned of  — and felt — the connection to my blood and spiritual ancestor Isaac Luria, a 16th century Kabbalah master, … Continue reading

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September 11…and December 25

I originally drafted this post right after 9/11/2011, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and a time of high emotion, then “forgot about it” till now. I publish it here synchronous with a time of year when many people … Continue reading

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Realignment…and paradox

I checked in on the Earth axis realignment process (see New instructions and Further instructions) on the morning of August 4, but it was not yet complete. The southern end of the axis had straightened, but the northern end appeared … Continue reading

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Further instructions

The healing work on the Earth’s axis, or “spine,” continues, as I suspected when checking in this morning, the previous session just stage one. I was shown an image of the axis as if encased in a sheath of highly … Continue reading

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New instructions

On a beautiful mid-summer morning in late July, I walked to the special banyan tree that is a working space for me — a portal to the Deep Earth (see “The Place of the Ancestors” in The Shards). I walk for … Continue reading

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The lives of stones (updated)

Stones are as animate as any other lifeform. They vibrate at a qualitatively different frequency than much of what many people think of as animate and, under natural circumstances, may be far more long-lived. I’ve learned about stones living on … Continue reading

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Animal dreams

Human Cat When David and I came to Hawai’i from Oregon in March 1995 for a 1-year university sabbatical, we left behind our 15-year-old black cat, Pearl. Friends were staying at our home while we were away, and we knew … Continue reading

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Feline IMing

When our cat Bonnie was young, she’d periodically disappear into the wooded gulch behind our house in Hawai’i and be gone anywhere from a few days to a month or more. We called this “going holoholo,” a phrase people in … Continue reading

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