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the longest night of the year: sinking into the winter solstice

  i woke this morning before 6. just before my alarm went off. as i pried open my eyes + snuggled down under the covers to stay warm, i slowly  prepared myself for one of my favorite mornings all year long. the dark, mysterious, silent morning of the winter solstice. i crawled out of bed..

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october’s new moon calls us deep into the darkness

it’s time to dive deep into our souls. and just dwell there for a moment. deep down it’s dark. and that is most often very frightening. but, it is also magical. there is much to be learned, even if there is much that we don’t understand. and sometimes, my friends, we just need to dwell..

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10 things Native Americans have taught me

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Today is Columbus Day in the United States. It’s the day that has been traditionally celebrated as the day that “Christopher Columbus, an explorer from Europe, discovered America”. As kids growing up in American schools, we are taught that this is a significant day. In fact, Columbus Day..

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