I regularly do a meditation practice that begins with being aware of breathing, in and out…in and out…relax, focus on it. Think for a moment about the exchange made with...
July 30, 2010 by Rena Patrick Under aquifer, humanure, patrick, rena, soil, water Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
A few days from now, something many people are calling the most important gathering of leaders for our time will be taking place. I am referring to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen.
January 2, 2010 by Rena Patrick Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Positive Protest
It’s just starting while I write this. The golden/green fields, the zucchinis piling up in my car when I visit friends, the trees along the road laden with fruit ripening in the...
August 31, 2009 by Rena Patrick Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Harvest of Hope
With excitement and anticipation I tore the stickers off of the parcel from the post office. My friends, caught up in my enthusiasm, watched with anticipation, and then shook their...
March 3, 2009 by Rena Patrick Under Vision Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Having Power
There is a hotel in rural BC. It was taken over by rich Americans who already owned two other hotels. They renovated the building. They increased the price of everything. They tried...
November 7, 2008 by Rena Patrick Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on New Economy
I first heard about solar cooking at the World Community film festival. There was a short film showing solar cookers being used to boil drinking water in Africa. The cooker was made...
July 4, 2008 by Rena Patrick Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Solar Cooking
With wonder and skepticism, I watch a YouTube video as a man searching for a cure for cancer starts a fire burning saltwater in a tube. Another video shows a man using a flaming torch...
February 26, 2008 by Rena Patrick Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Burning Water
There has been a lot of discussion about the importance of drinking enough water. Most people are aware that we need to drink enough water every day so the body can perform its essential...
September 10, 2007 by Rena Patrick Under HEALTH Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Water
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