Dealing with Summertime Sadness

Summer has its own darkness. Thunderstorms, closed canopies, forests cast in shadow. Twilight woodlands where mushrooms bloom. For all its long hours of light, summer is a very literally dark time in my house. Built in the middle of a forested grove, every year my home becomes a deeply shaded cave during the summer months….

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Creating Your Golden Era

Some eras just seem to glow in our memory. Those times that feel luminescent in retrospect— lit from within by happiness, peace or well-being. Seasons when everything seemed to flow effortlessly and life felt full of possibilities. In our memory, these golden eras can feel like a gift from the gods— happening only once…

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What Really Matters

Hardship distills our perception. It’s strange, but true. Looking back on the hardest eras of my life— those defined by chronic pain and illness— what stands out is not the complexity (though it felt completely unsolvable at the time), but the vivid clarity that eventually rose up like a groundswell, delivering me to the…

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Intuition Lives in the Earth

Every year that I’ve opened this course, I’ve seen powerful magic happen. People hearing messages from the trees. Affirmations from a winged one that brings tears. A sign from the living world that shifts your whole life into perspective. I used to think intuition was an ethereal thing— available to only a few, and…

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The Spirit Guide That Never Leaves You

It’s hard to do life alone. The toughest things I’ve been through were so painful, not just because of the challenges, but because of how alone I felt in meeting them. Since time immemorial humans have looked to wiser beings during hard times for companionship and support. Today, we often conceive of these guides as off-planet…

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What is your Earth Healing archetype?

You are utterly unique. On the day you came here, the pattern of the cosmos above you and the unweighable spark of your soul coalesced to send you like a shooting star into this world. A one-time event that brings with it a portend of great healing. You carry a gift within you. And…

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