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About new desert

Nurturing the Gift of Seeking is about a spiritual "destination," a journey within, a new beginning, that eventually takes us where we are meant to arrive. Some call it Home, yet I am not sure what Home means. On this journey, what matters, first and foremost, is our seeking spirit. And the seed of perseverance. Happy journey, dear fellow Sisters and Brothers!

The June energies

Dear Ones, Everywhere I turn, I read that the June energies are transformative and supportive beyond measure; they will push forward and will help us achieve the ‘inner metamorphoses’ we are currently working on, at times unconsciously. With a solar … Continue reading

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Turning oneself around

Dear Ones, The theme this week is very much along the lines of “patience” and “resilience;” two key attributes that we touched upon in the past two weeks. This morning, as I reflected on the ‘lack of love’ that some … Continue reading

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Another attribute to cultivate: resilience

Dear Ones, As I thought this morning of another attribute we could use for gardening and watering our life, resilience came. Gently and quietly. Just as a seed that decides it is time to sprout and see ‘what’s up there.’ … Continue reading

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Cultivating patience

Dear Ones, At a time when spring is in full bloom in the northern hemisphere, I came across a beautiful quote (see below), in both French and English, that made me reflect on the importance of “Patience on the Path.” … Continue reading

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The freshness of a new month

A simple theme this week, dear Ones, as we start another month with many flowers in full bloom. The beauty of spring is real in the northern hemisphere. What does freshness mean to us and how do we carry it … Continue reading

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Celebrating what is pushing right back within us

Dear Ones, You will need to scroll and read down to the bottom of this post to find the meaning and reason for this week’s title. Today, the words of the French writer Albert Camus came back to the fore … Continue reading

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For fear to be dissolved

For fear to be dissolved, in everyone’s heart and all over the planet Dear Ones, The phrasing of the title of this week’s communion is different. Strikingly different. It is the result of my having started to work with the … Continue reading

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Revisiting acceptance and resignation

Good afternoon, dear Ones, A week ago, I touched upon the concepts of “acceptance” and “resignation.” Yet they were not central to the theme of our communion. Grace was. Grace is, still. This week, somehow, I came to reflect upon … Continue reading

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Inviting Grace to join in

The insight that percolated this morning was about surrendering; surrendering to what is, to what will be, or to what wants to manifest. How do we do that, dear Ones, when we don’t know what the future holds for us … Continue reading

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How many more crucifixions and resurrections?

Dear Ones, From a post I read today: “The Christian celebration of Easter is soon to take place all over the world. However as with the Christmas story, Easter is not the story of just one man but is rather … Continue reading

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