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Super simple and delicious ways to stay hydrated this summer

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Redwood City is finally heating up with warm, 75 degree days and my garden is growing like crazy. The mint and violets are taking over! This is, of course, fine with me because I love making mint tea. Considering this, I thought […]

Recipe for Invoking Summer Lightness

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Summer is a great time of year for lightening up. Days are long and sunny. The weather is warm (or hot). And it’s natural for us to respond by opening ourselves up to life. Yet, if you’re feeling overwhelmed by all […]

A Simple Fire Ritual to Inspire Your Soul

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When I was in junior high, I dedicated my life to God. (No one asked me to, I simply felt inspired.)

When I was in college, though, I rejected my childhood religion. It no longer made sense to me. I couldn’t believe in […]

The Art of Facing Death in Order to Grow

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When I first moved to Oakland, CA, I had recurring nightmares about driving around scary neighborhoods filled with gun toting gang members.

And just when I thought I’d pushed aside my fears of gangs, something truly frightening happened.

Gun fire…?

It all started on an […]

When is the Best Time to Plant Your Soul’s Desires?

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As we approach the spring equinox, I notice the baby squirrels and birds chirping in their safe little nests, and I’m reminded of how I always wanted to have kids.

For years, I imagined exactly how I would homeschool them, travel with them to show them […]