Searching for eggs hidden in messy

An Easter tradition for children is the hunt for eggs and the basket of goodies that includes edible treats and toys in the form of springs promise of life returning after winter. The searching and finding of treasures are ancient and reminiscent of the gathering ancestors who found food by searching through natural landscapes. Built…

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Breath, Smoke, and Fire

The Thomas Fire, over 250k acres, is on day 11 and predicted to last another 3 weeks. Fire is familiar for Californians and we fight to keep what we can. The fire is🔥 numinous to me. Recent Dream: Firestorm on both sides. Fast it’s squeezing in. We run forward, It’s ok? A car dad finds,…

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Fire and Life Transformation

At the age of 8 years, a fire burned our home and many others in Santa Barbara, California. The experience significantly impacted how I see the world. Hillman (1997) says traumatic childhood events like fire are clues to understanding an individual’s character and calling in life. The following paragraphs explore a telescoping scale on two…

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