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Pray for the Waters. Pray for our Mother…

My sister-friend, Robin Youngblood (a very gifted medicine woman of Cherokee/Okanogan descent) shared this with me recently. To offer to all of you… Pray for the Waters. Pray for our Mother. Pray for the Winds. Pray for the Fires of … Continue reading

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The Primitive – poem by Jack Kolkmeyer

[This poem graced my home page on Facebook in a flurry of other busy messages from a myriad of people. I immediately read it and just took a deep breath and knew this was a poem (and poet) of deep … Continue reading

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Living with Fire is Like Living with God/Allah/Great Mystery

There is a woodstove in the large open kitchen where I live. I do all of my work in this kitchen, writing, playing on Facebook too much, cook, eat. When I first moved in, I even thought about moving a … Continue reading

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Today is Magic

I woke up this morning with the realization that Today is Magic. Everyday is Magic, actually. When I light up my wood stove in the morning and there are still embers from last night so I don’t need to use … Continue reading

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Keep Hope Alive…

I love it when I wake up in the morning and there are still embers from the night before in the woodstove. And when I put balls of newspaper on them and then gently blow on them, the embers flare … Continue reading

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Collecting Kindling…

Tonight I will collect snippets of stories for this book I am writing. Short snippets. Tomorrow I will go into the woods and collect kindling for the woodstove here in this home where I live. I will light fires in … Continue reading

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Fire Draws Me – poem by mare

  Fire Draws Me     Fire draws me. Leaping in tones of blue and yellow, it licks around the darkened pieces of wood. Flames shoot out as wood pops in a quiet cacaphony of crackles and snaps. My gaze … Continue reading

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