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What Do We Do Now?

Few of us will be presented with direct opportunities to do all these things but pretty much all of us have daily chances to do at least one. None of us can fix the world but each of us can ease suffering, at least a little. Some people scorn those who just send money to worthy causes but money makes it possible for activists to act. Even so, there is more power and healing in direct, hands-on action. Such actions don’t have to be huge or even particularly difficult. They aren’t earth shaking, but they do change the world, quietly building community and reducing suffering, little by little. Continue reading

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Home And Garden Editing

It’s very obvious (to anyone weeding my driveway, at least) that nature’s first principle is abundance. If I pull the dozens of crowded, over-eager seedlings that blue the edges of the beds, I know very well that the act of weeding will bring dozens of seeds to the surface. The most willing seeders are often plants of disturbance, whose seeds germinate most freely when exposed to light and air rather than smothered under muddy clay.
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Flowers For A Family Wedding

Print PDFThe Perfection Of Imperfection The daughter of dear friends was married this weekend and I’ve been privileged to lend a hand at various stages along the way. Wedding celebrations are so very personal (or can be) and when I’m … Continue reading

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Garden Tour Courtesy

Print PDFA Visitor’s Guide I just spent a delightful weekend as a docent in the glorious garden of a dear friend. Though most of the interactions were very positive and pleasant, a few triggered this (hopefully gentle) reminder. It’s timely, … Continue reading

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