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WFS #22–Clay Birds

WFS #22–Clay Birds

This is a many-layered tale revealed in how the villagers respond to a human capacity not yet shared in the heart and mind. As we review our own lives, as we contemplate the pattern of human evolution (or devolution in some cases) we can recognize the pattern. The challenge, of course, is to accept the … Continue reading

21-WFS-Water, Wind and Sand

21-WFS-Water, Wind and Sand

It is around the time we are seven or so that we begin to understand the human limits (Saturn’s first square). Yet most of us put our toes in the water, take that step into the unknown and hope all will go well.  And sometimes it does!  Here is a tale that takes us beyond … Continue reading

MM #7–Tarot Summer Tale

MM #7–Tarot Summer Tale

This is a summer tale of blossom, bees grafting excellence into the wild, a swan’s nest and where a forked branch falls into the hands of a child. Click on the “Tarot Summer Tale” below and take a listen:           {Image from a graffiti on the underpass, The Queensway & Parkside … Continue reading

WFS #19: Tradition

WFS #19: Tradition

There is a Native North American proverb: Treat the earth well for it was not given to you by your parents; it was loaned to you by your children. As we struggle to claim our throbbing home in this world, to establish our own traditions, we can sometimes forget: We can forget that once we … Continue reading

WFS #18–Cat and Apples

WFS #18–Cat and Apples

Our spiritual traditions give us some guidance in navigating our complex and sometimes dangerous world. But they can also be used as blunt instruments. At their best, they can help us laugh at ourselves even as we acknowledge that there is much in this teeming world that we don’t  understand. Here is a light-hearted tale … Continue reading

WFS 17: The Ancient Treasure Chest

WFS 17: The Ancient Treasure Chest

  Growing up most of us are encouraged to have answers for questions: what is H2O, what is the capital of Canada? As we get older the questions get more complicated: what is global warming, what is,     what is truth? Finally we get to a place where we begin to seek out questions … Continue reading

WFS#12: How Many Tales

WFS#12: How Many Tales

Storytelling just may be the one thing we humans do most and best. But listening? It seems we have to learn how to listen over and over again. For me, the search for truth and meaning often get tangled up like an enthusiastic kitten and a ball of yarn. Then a story unfolds in an … Continue reading

WFS #11: On Eating Cotton

WFS #11: On Eating Cotton

Generations before us have pndered the ancient Megolithic structures and labyrinths. We have pillaged them, condemned them,  destroyed them, created “proofs” from the world view of the day. After all, these missals from the past are literally written in stone. What are they? Some of them are Stonehenge in Britain, The Grange in Ireland, sites … Continue reading