Firsts

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The first ripe blackberry has appeared. Let’s hope that they are all ripened and picked by Michaelmas.Photo of blackberry

Another first for me; last year I planted a load of bulbs of freesias, lilies and alliums and now the first lily has flowered! I’m chalking that one up as a success.Photo of lily flower

Oh, and the hedgehogs say hi. They were very grateful for all of the shallow bowls of water dotted around the garden during the recent « summer heatwave » in the UK.Photo of hedgehog

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Spiritual Practices to Finding Equilibrium in the Chaos: Grounding, and Flow through the Druid Elements

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A tremendous amount of really difficult occurrences are happening in the world right now. It seems like the more time that passes, the more we balance on the edge. The edge of what exactly, nobody can say.  But the edge of something, and likely, not something any of us are looking forward to. Things seem to be spinning faster, and faster; the light growing darker and darker.  A lot of folks are having difficulty just coping with reading the news or even being on social media, the enormity of everything–social, political, environmental, personal–weighing down.  Responses to this range from rage and anger to numbness. There is a heaviness in the air that cannot be discounted.

A good place to seek the stability of calas A good place to seek the stability of calas

And so, many of us turn to spiritual practices as a way of helping make sense of it all, to find a way forward, finding a…

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