Category Archives: spiritual ecologies

a raft

This is a dream that has lived in my mind for a few years. I wrote about it, but it disappeared, probably when I screwed up this blog and almost lost the whole thing. When I don’t know what comes … Continue reading

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three women

I know a woman whose heart was sick. She was being prepared to receive another heart. Maybe another small, gentle woman’s heart, tucked into her chest, ready to keep beating and give my friend new life. I was up late … Continue reading

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letting go, again

It’s not that I believe nothing good will happen in my future. It’s more that I’m still letting go of all those dreams of the past. It’s not that I’m unable to glimpse other possibilities. It’s more that I’ve spent … Continue reading

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rainy season

It’s not raining in the desert yet. I wish it were. It’s me. I’ve been crying in those still moments in the early morning and in the evening. I’m not sure what this lack of ease and well-being is. When … Continue reading

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heedless no more?

Everything in our bodies is interconnected; I couldn’t tell you specifically and scientifically how some of the feedback loops work, but I can see that they do work together. My doctors tell me they do. Which is interesting because it’s … Continue reading

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not my friend

I was reading someone’s blog today and she set off a spark that’s turned into a fire of agreement. She talked about deep betrayal in a way I have only edged up to. She addressed something out loud that I’d … Continue reading

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and…

And the mountains. The Sierra. Monumental. Legendary. Land crumpling upon itself. Folding back, then reaching the sky. Carrying the ocean up to the sky, its very body transformed. I’m amazed at the unimaginable pressures that have formed the body of … Continue reading

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