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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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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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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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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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Amazing Grace: A spider’s story

When newcomers to Hawai’i, my husband, David, and I lived on the slopes of the dormant volcano Hualalai in Kona. We were fortunate to find a little rental house at the end of a dead-end street and adjacent to a … Continue reading

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Pueo [Owl]

As she drove home that night pueo swept across the road Heading in her direction and As she neared home there pueo was again, on a fence post She stopped the car and they regarded one another and then Pueo … Continue reading

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