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Seasonal Treasures

Posted on 29th November 2012 in Breathing Space, Craft, Creative Spirit, Creativity, Handmade home, News, Still Waters, Transformation, Tree of Life

It’s really important to me to keep my life in tune with the rhythm of the seasons, as part of the natural order of things. Like our grandchildren who each developed their own little ritual when they visit, getting out the bird book, playing with the same toy, fetching down the treat jar, it’s partly […]

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Learning Co-operative Practices

Posted on 19th October 2012 in Learning, News

Did you know that this is the International Year of Co-operatives? Now a massive global movement, the flagship¬† co-operative society was founded in 1844 in Lancashire, UK, by the Rochdale Pioneers. Like Reshapers, they were founded with strong ethical principles. They agreed a set of rules and practices which were radical then and some still […]

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Abundance

Posted on 10th October 2012 in Breathing Space, News, Transformation, Tree of Life

Tree of Life’s recent harvest meditation session had a distinctly beany flavour. We tried different short meditations using all the senses and seeking a fair harvest for all. Somehow the answer seemed to involve beans! We learnt about magic beans from Guatemala, climbed to the top of Jack’s beanstalk and tested green beany dip made […]