Time for reflection Life in lockdown.  We have our time reorganized. Time is  all we really have in life but we often think we do not have enough.  Now we have had our organization of time altered for a while so the potential to react differently is possible. The world might be a different place…

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  “Long is the night for the sleepless. Long is the road for the weary. Long is samsara for the foolish, who have not recognized the true teaching” – Gautama Buddha Just as a caterpillar waits, we too may give way and linger within our hearts to become what our true nature intended. Photo and…

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    “I am so grateful now more than ever to be an equestrian and have this lifestyle.  I can continue to do what I always do, and I have the freedom to get on my horse and go ride!” Thank you Helen for sharing your horse-heart seed while we are sheltering in place.  …

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  “Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river.” -Lao Tzu Within the stillness one hears the beating of their own heart and feels the sensational flow of harmonizing with all that is. Photo by Aaron Dallas of Sharon Borderick and her magical, black horse!

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As I sit with the self-quarantine/stay at home directive, I recognize how fortunate I am to share it with six horses. Just watching the group wander around in their area, share life, and play brings joy to my heart. It got me thinking about what others are experiencing with their lives with horses under the…

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Selfseeds

  When a new seed sprouts, it literally sends out a note – a complex, prescribed code or blueprint for the species, to which the building devas can hear and automatically respond, to build the form that the seed will become. ~Phillip Lindsay

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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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