Author Archives: DeveronL

Meet Wilson!

Wilson is a Red-tailed Hawk who has made a huge impact in my life. Our strange relationship began six months ago when I became suddenly and inexplicably enchanted with hawks. I am compelled to share this story as I believe … Continue reading

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Emylie’s Precious Gift

On December 30, 2011, Emylie left this Earth unexpectedly. She was a true adventurer and lover of life–unafraid to walk (or dance!) a new path–so her sudden death was a shock. Emylie had been in my thoughts frequently the past … Continue reading

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Altered States at the Lake

Have you ever experienced an altered state of consciousness (ASC) induced by nature? This phenomenon is happening to me frequently, so I assume that many of you must have similar experiences to share. Here is the experience that occurred recently … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Tree

As I drive home, my thoughts hover outside my body. Somewhere above my vehicle they mingle with the flickering patterns of morning sunlight that hail our journey through these corridors of almond orchards. I allow images of the recent walk … Continue reading

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Web of Life Nature Retreat, Saturday, July 16, 2011

Sanctuary for Humanity’s first half-day nature retreat was a smash hit—despite the low enrollment. This intimate group allowed for more personal interaction, making the event truly one of connection, which was the theme for the day.

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What is health?

There are times I just want to applaud when I hear a kernel of truth being expressed. This story deserves a standing ovation. . .

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The Healer’s Apprentice

The healer’s apprentice tiptoed down the darkened hallway and stopped in front of the massive wooden door. She took a deep breath, turned the ancient brass knob gently, and was delighted to find that it was not locked. She shoved … Continue reading

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We’re in this Together. . .

On the way to work today, I listened to a lecture by Jack Kornfield that really tugged at my heartstrings. This touching story reminds me that we don’t just carry our own trauma and pain, but we also carry those … Continue reading

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Feeling disconnected? Empty? Try this 10-minute meditation

Click triangle to play.  Click triangle to play. Adapted from Macy, J. & Brown, M. (1998). Coming Back to Life, Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World. BC, Canada: New Society Publishers.

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The Entire Universe for $49

Yesterday I spent two hours waiting at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Stockton, CA, so that I could pick up my new custom license plates. I was really excited about these plates (I suspect that I have immersed some … Continue reading

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