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CELEBRATING THE NURTURERS

May 8, 2016

Tags: Mother’s Day, nurturing, vision, life, relationships, love, parenting, philosophy, spirituality, mind/body/spirit

Ah, Mother’s Day. This is the day of the year when greeting card companies, women’s stores and restaurants encourage everyone to remember and celebrate Mom, the person who has hopefully been remembering and celebrating them for the rest of the year. When I think of “Mom”, I think of a dedicated nurturer whether they were born in a female or male body . A dedicated nurturer is wise, loving, understanding, encouraging, and rational. She loves her children unconditionally, knows how to set reasonable boundaries on their behavior, and urges them to find and follow their life’s purpose. Let’s face it. That is a special set of super-powers, one not very common in today’s world. (more…)

BEGINNING THE WISDOM CIRCLE

August 29, 2015

Tags: vision, wisdom circle, wisdom, mind/body/spirit, earth spirituality, vision quest, vision fast, rites of passage, ceremony, Meredith Little, Sun Bear, School of Lost Borders, Book of the Vision Quest, hero’s journey, life, love, advice, purpose, philosophy, hope, future

In my last blog I announced that, with this entry, I would begin building the “My Circle” page of my website by interviewing Meredith Little, one of the founders of The School of Lost Borders, and a key person in returning meaningful rites of passage to modern society. I had a wonderful long talk with Meredith, a friend for decades, and began writing the entry. (more…)

Mama/Papa Do You Love Me?

July 12, 2015

Tags: Key words: Vision Seeds, vision, life, relationships, love, parenting, philosophy, spirituality, mind/body/spirit, nurturing, addictions, hoarding, love starvation

Vision Seed Eight: Love starvation is the root of all the illnesses that plague individuals and societies.

I am borrowing the title of this blog from one of my favorite children’s books, Mama Do You Love Me? written by Barbara M. Joosse and Barbara Lavallee (since my daughter was the right age for (more…)

Vision Seed Five: Finding Your Vision, Your Purpose

June 13, 2015

Tags: life choices, career building, mind/body/spirit, vision, purpose, earth people, vision quests, philosophy, nature, mindfulness

Vision Seed Five

Everyone is born with a vision to guide his or her life. Our mission is to find and follow it.

What do I mean by vision? Eyesight? A beautiful light that illuminates everything you should do each day of your life? My definition of vision is neither of these, although it is connected to both. (more…)