Sky Speak: Collective Need Is Paramount

In asking for guidance yesterday evening, I was offered a skyscape (which I was lucky enough to be able to capture in the above photo) that once again offered a message that was bigger than me. The entire weekend has, in general, consistently offered skyscapes with intense cloud formations swirling in the foreground…

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Sky Speak: Prepping For a Storm

“Storm’s coming. Don’t open an umbrella for the part that isn’t yours. Don’t take someone else’s raincoat in the rush for cover.” I asked for guidance on Sunday as I prepared myself for heading into the current week and the sky presented a vivid skyscape that immediately answered, speaking clearly and…

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What I Learned From a Summer Storm

Recently, my daughter woke up from her midday nap just as the rain was finally coming in. It had been hot and muggy for days and I was so excited to smell that delicious scent in the air that I scooped her up from bed and took her out on…

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“What Can I Do???”

I have seen a lot of this recently in response to recent tragedies. There is a common reaction when a societal injustice or tragedy is spotlighted and the person seeing that issue discussed openly and passionately feels uncomfortable for any of the following reasons: recognition that there is injustice, resistance to facing…

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Pet Owners Are Not Mothers

Claiming motherhood over an animal does a disservice to both the animal and the human in that dynamic. An animal had its own mother, also may be a mother, and companionship with a human is something else entirely, regardless of how wonderful, meaningful, and impactful that relationship may be. Infantalizing…

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