Nature


THE DREAMTIME This creation story comes from classical Chinese mythology. It is rewritten from Classic of Mountains and Seas, an anthology of stories collected in the first century BC that were nearly as ancient then as the anthology seems to us today. Pan Gu and Nü Wa Long, long ago, when Heaven and Earth were still one, the entire universe was contained in an egg-shaped cloud. All the matter of the universe swirled chaotically in that egg. Deep within the swirling matter was the huge giant, Pan Gu. For eighteen thousand years......

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Stone by stone

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE discovers the art of slow and steady, regularity and perseverance. It’s digging time. The spring has been cold and wet, the soil is heavy and sodden. Still, it...

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Chickweed – part 2

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE continues with her experiences of weeding her garden and her inner garden of tendencies and character traits, and shares how the resulting inner reflection promotes beneficial growth. I value...

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Chickweed – part 1

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE shares her experiences of weeding her garden and her inner garden of tendencies and character traits, and makes peace with herself in the process. It’s late spring –...

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COLLECTOR'S EDITION 2016