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Seasonal Intelligence 2013

Here we go again! — the *second* run of my Seasonal Intelligence on-line course — where I guide you through the seasons of the temperate world.  We’ll explore herbs, yoga, meditation, foraging, traditional food preparation and the basics of the five-element Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) system. Each month, from March to January (with the exception … Continue reading

Recent Interview with Project Illum

Recently, I was interviewed by Project Illum, a team working to create an eco-healing retreat center in a the village of Jafre in Spain.  They inquired about the nature of my work and what I wish to see in a project of that scale.  I posted this interview here, on my blog, as I thought … Continue reading

Seasonal Intelligence (on-line course)

Hey there friends,  I am putting together a monthly (one, 1 1/2 hour session a month) course beginning Sunday, April 29th on foods, herbs, and simple exercises for seasonal health and wellness.  We will cover the basic understanding of the following topics: tonic herbs and infusions, body care herbs, yoga and breathwork, Traditional Chinese Medicine … Continue reading

Discovering the Heart’s Desire

“If we can bear to face our longing instead of finding endless ways to keep satisfying it and trying to escape it, it begins to show us a glimpse of what lies behind the scenes.”  ~ Peter Kingsley I’ve been thinking about desire lately. The great mystics would call it ‘longing’ as Peter does in … Continue reading

Inheriting Life

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” ~ T.S. Eliot give over your own willing, give over your running — i know you must be tired. give over your own desiring to know or … Continue reading

Visualization on Family Lineage

I was just discussing family and the role of children in family with a friend. During our discussion I came up with an interesting metaphor for the way that families pass down energetic “packages” to their children. Of course, many spiritual practices and religions have something akin to this concept — like ancestral karma in … Continue reading