Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ananda Laurelwood: Exploring Spirituality in Community

“I seek purification by the grace of God.”  I never thought I would say such words again.  And yet there I was, on my knees in front of a throng of devotees singing inwardly in a room full of flowers … Continue reading

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Lost Valley: The Strength & Challenge of Sustainability

You never get a blank slate.  For better or worse, the land has been clear-cut, sprayed, and tilled by agriculture and deforestation.  The people have been socialized, molded, and burned by culture, history, and genetics.  But they can always be … Continue reading

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Transition & Attachment

I used to acknowledge the unique moments of parting. I would sing the same melancholy song as I walked through a home I was about to leave. I would take time to acknowledge all the special memories contained in an … Continue reading

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