Quite some time ago I lived much of my life with fear being the basis for my decisions. I wasn’t consciously aware of it: fear had become ingrained in my way of being as a very young...
September 30, 2011 by Amy Hanson Under amy, emotion, fear, foe, friend, hanson, internal Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Fear: A Friend or Foe
Time. Is there anything more mysterious or paradoxical in our lives than time?
Time is both friend and foe. It is loved and despised. It’s yours and it’s mine.
Time will leave the...
September 30, 2011 by Humanity Man Under humanity man, time Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Humanity Man: Time
I am not a farmer, although I grew up among farmers and worked on farms in my childhood and youth in Ontario. At harvest time, my mind inevitably turns to ‘cycles.’ Life is full...
September 26, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under cycles, harvest, life, neill neill Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Harvest—Closing Life’s Cycles
We are heading into harvest time. Here a few things from the Farmers’ Market my family stores for winter and how we use them.
Potatoes – Last winter, I buried russet potatoes...
September 25, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under chris, food, instruction, preserving, pressure canning, semrick, vegetables, water bath Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Storing Food For Winter
I make this in my food-processor, but the ingredients can easily be mixed by hand. I use a casserole dish in a pot as my double boiler.
In food processor add:
3/4 cup sugar
September 25, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under mayonnaise, nutrition, recipe Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | 2 Comments »
I accept my path that has delivered me into this moment.
I celebrate all of my achievements.
I love myself no matter what.
Anything I regret is part of my path that I accept now.
September 21, 2011 by Lynn Thompson Under acceptance, declaration, life, lynn thompson, manifest, personal, purpose Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Personal Acceptance Declaration
Ramblings of an Old Flower Child
One of the salient themes in my life has been the need to know. So I have always asked a whole lot of questions. Come to think of it, life seems to...
September 21, 2011 by Helena Green Under flower child, green, helena, leaders Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Back to Me – and You
Writing and journals are windows into my life, helping me stay sane and clear during chaos and fear, time and time again.
It’s strange that I’m here on the Gorge waterway in Victoria—where...
September 21, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine, emotion, fear, goyer, head injury, influence, journal, process, swift, trauma Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Journal From a Mom
Heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes—researchers have determined these devastating illnesses have something in common. What is it? They all appear to be linked to “sustained...
September 21, 2011 by Joe Smulevitz Under chronic, food, inflammation, nutrition Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Foods That Fight Chronic Inflammation
As a brief background, Dirk and I received our first letter from the RDN/District of Lantzville in September of 2010 telling us to “remove all piles of soil from our property”....
September 16, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under becker, committee, Lantzville, legal action, shaw, urban agriculture Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Lantzville’s Council… Biased?
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