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As I was poring through some old journals recently, I stumbled upon this entry from journal #16. October 21, 1992 Such a hesitancy to start again. How long has it actually been since I’ve been here. It seems like forever. How quickly I forget the path, when I stray...read more
In Transforming Feminist Practice, Leila Fernandes (2003) speaks of utopia not as an unattainable ideal, or a wish for a future perfect state of being and living. “Utopias are realizable…exist at the moment when suffering is transformed into love. Utopia is the...read more
Happy Summer Solstice. Here at the Centre for Loving Inquiry, it is a time of rich celebration and gratitude. To learn more about what’s been happening here, read the newest Letter from the...read more
The Creativity Play and Possibilities Retreat is done and I loved every second of it. We gathered in my studio on Butterstone Farm for 2 1/2 days of artful and soulful ceremony. We were dancers, writers, artists, healers, musicians and sacred storytellers. We laughed,...read more
It was such a joy and honour to be there with all of the inspiring women last night at The Gathering for the first Awesome Salt Spring Women live event. Group founder, Emma-Louise Elsey and I were excited to co-create such a fun evening at the new restaurant where...read more
This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Rumi, The Guest House A walk in the garden, spying on sparrow with its...read more
I I love to listen to birds and images, as much as to people. There are many ways I love to listen: I listen with my eyes… and my imagination… I listen to colours… and to shadows… and to black and white… Perhaps it is my favourite gift, this...read more
Learning to love a landscape, like learning to love anything, means learning its details and noticing the way in which one’s involvement with those details is interesting and influential. Davis, Luce-Kapler & Sumara I awoke from a dream in which the world...read more
Stuff goes into the writer, a whole lot of stuff, not notes in a notebook but everything seen and heard and felt all day every day, a lot of garbage, leftovers, dead leaves, eyes of potatoes, artichoke stems, forests, streets, rooms in slums, mountain ranges,...read more
We live in a world that is as complex as it is dynamic. Our interdependence with others and the world beyond ourselves is a fact, not an option. We are surrounded by other people and countless nonhuman species, by made and natural objects of the most extraordinary...read more