Category Archives: Spirit Animal Guides

Friends

About 12 years ago, I moved away from my spiritual community and circle of friends and colleagues in Santa Cruz California. I’ve enjoyed many opportunities in the new home I’ve made, and faced many challenges. But this last week caused … Continue reading

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Poem: Used to

Being next to you in bed Like this Used to upend me Your words mean something Wholly different now Than they used to Honoring what you are Here to show me Is clearer than it used to be Oh, how … Continue reading

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The Hawk

I had just finished discussing a draft letter with my son’s father,  which we have shared in email with several other parents.  It’s a long story,   but we are hoping to effect some change in a situation that has impacted … Continue reading

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Three hawks

I pulled up in my car this morning, and opened the door to a hawk swooping down right in front of me  🙂 And the odd thing was that yesterday morning two hawks, probably a mated pair, swooped right over … Continue reading

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A farm…retreat

My son and I spent a day on a farm yesterday. It was sunny, we met new friends.  My son and I had loving and stress-less time together.  We harvested vegetables that we took home and cooked the same evening. I felt … Continue reading

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Cotton-candy clouds for breakfast with an eagle

  I woke at 5:30 and headed out to the lake,  the first time I’ve ever done a sunrise paddle!   This is how the waves sounded at dawn today… The wind was just a little more gusty than the forecast, about 4-5 mph.  … Continue reading

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Our Barred Owl Guide Again

There is a tremendous amount of change going on in our house right now.  We are getting the little in-law apartment that my father used to live in ready to rent out.   Given the level of repairs we have … Continue reading

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The Great White Egret Guide: Peacemaking

Originally posted on NatureSUP:
Tonight was the first evening in over a month that I could go out to SUP.   Caring for my father and important house repairs have occupied most weekends.   Paddling out on the lake, I have seen…

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A red fox visit and more healing for my dad

Yesterday morning I looked out in the back yard and saw our neighbor’s black cat running through our yard. I thought it was chasing another neighborhood cat, but suddenly realized that wasn’t another cat at all that I was seeing!  It was similar … Continue reading

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Three times overhead

I was out walking in my neighborhood tonight, talking on the phone with my son to say goodnight.  I looked up and excitedly said,  “I just saw an owl fly across the road and into the trees!”  He was excited … Continue reading

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