What provides stable inner peace even with a pandemic unfolding? Self and nature to name two. Interesting that it is a virus challenging breathing when we need to slow and deepen our breath when stressed. Interesting that it requires isolation when inner stillness and meditation are go to actions to reduce stress and illness. A…

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  As I continue on this path with horses, I felt drawn to re-visit Cameo, CO where a group of wild horses lives. My trip to India was about seeking Absolute Truth and Love. My trip to Cameo was about seeking insight into the free will and living conditions of an animal that needs space…

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      Wonderful excerpt from a must read article/podcast. Alison Gopnik– The Evolutionary Power of Children and Teenagers   “I think gardening is a very nice metaphor for — if you’re trying to do this project, which I would like to do, of really taking caring seriously from a scientific perspective and a philosophical…

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  Why a wheel instead of a circle? The wheel feels dynamic and full of life. The circle feels linear and more narrow. In riding a horse, the principles are taught to ride from a circle of aids, (seat, legs, and hands.) The application of the aids is how we communicate with the horse, but…

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  Wonderful discovery of a messenger from the animal world! Thank you Sandra! My spiritual path has led me to many of these teachings, but how lovely to hear it from the other beings in the animal kingdom!!   Here is one of the blogs, but I found all of them to be delightful. Take…

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  Selfseeds Personalize 5 was added to the Selfseeds sacred garden for a reason. The soul or spirit is critical for how we experience the ups and downs of life. A touchstone to what is the stable inner truth.  

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    What fun to see how enthusiastic, young, capable people interpret the topic fitness. Thank you Thomas Jefferson Middle School ASES Photography class for helping create the digital Selfseeds Fitness. Jorge, the class teacher, is generous and supportive of the creative development. At the middle school age, a person could take health and fitness…

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Traveling and seeing different animals, under varied conditions, and with diverse cultures is an educational program in itself. What do all animals have to teach us? Awareness, stillness, state of presence, and more from the inner frontier. It is a shame that their more simplistic living style gets them labeled as less intelligent. We have…

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  The weekly goal was choosing a selfseed and making a digital interpretation . One afternoon was focused on developing a plan of action. A second afternoon was busy creating photos/videos. The mission was learning about key ingredients for a healthy lifestyle while having creative fun!!   What a joy to work with the ASES…

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So many different ways to experience partnering. Today was special when I got to pet an elephant while I was walking to the ashram. Very humbling, magnificent animals that share the planet.

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