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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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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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9/11 and the mission of Freedom Song

9/11 and the mission of Freedom Song

Today is September 11th and I am reminded of the many ways the world changed on that fateful day, 17 years ago. Mark and I were living in downtown Manhattan at the time, and when we were finally allowed back...

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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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Our brokenness is a legitimate part of our humanity

Our brokenness is a legitimate part of our humanity

For some reason this sentence has been on my mind almost every day for the last few weeks.  We are all broken, just as we are all perfect in our imperfection. We have recently become aware of the suicides of two...

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How to be grateful when life sucks...

How to be grateful when life sucks...

In these crazy times in which we live, we have somehow come to believe that life should be easy and that we deserve for things to go our way. And if they’re not there is something wrong with us and...

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Why can't life just be easy?

Why can't life just be easy?

And it might be that this act of loving ourselves in the depth of our pain could, in some way we cannot understand, relieve the suffering of those around us.,and of the world.  

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