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Modern rage and the fight for consent

Modern rage and the fight for consent

"#metoo is just the tip of the iceberg in our powerful fight for consent, not just over our own bodies but over the body of our planet." There is lots of anger in our world right now, from the fires in...

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Dear Amazonia

Dear Amazonia

Dear Amazonia, I apologise on behalf of humanity. Unlike your mother, nature, who acts in response to natural rhythms, we humans have replaced cycles with unnatural greed that ironically threatens our own long-term survival more than it does your own....

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Why you should take your whanau to Ihumātao

Why you should take your whanau to Ihumātao

On Saturday, my husband, two sons and I headed to Ihumātao, to stand with those occupying the land near Auckland Airport. We parked our car 15 minutes from the site and joined hundreds of others who were either heading to,...

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the soul desires expression

the soul desires expression

we are all broken each one of us not just those who so generously let us let it witness it, but every human being tied to her human family with the pain, strife, war and famine that have lived before...

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Our Mother

Our Mother

  Our Mother beneath our feet blessed be your name.   Your wisdom come your love be felt on earth that we can make it a heaven.   Give us today our daily compassion and forgive us for loving ourselves...

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Trump, Tom and Freedom Song

Trump, Tom and Freedom Song

This week a dear friend shared with me that a brilliant young man we both know (let's call him Tom) has recently become radicalised to alt right philosophies and was keen to attend speaking tour of Canadian alt-right speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan...

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Heal fraught relationships with Ho’oponopono

Heal fraught relationships with Ho’oponopono

We all have people in our lives that we worry about. They may be in the clutches of addiction, they may be unwell, or we may have become estranged from them because of their bad behaviour.  There are also people...

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What the rock told me...

What the rock told me...

 When we moved back to New Zealand from New York in 2009 two fantails made their nest in the sycamore tree at the end of our driveway. We delighted in watching the playful birds construct their nest, and then guard...

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