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Holly: Generosity, Love, Forgiveness

I recently acquired a new book entitled The Healing Plants Bible by Helen Farmer-Knowles. It’s a reference book that introduces the reader to plants used in traditional Western herbalism as well as traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda. I find its “History, mystery, and … Continue reading

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Pronghorn Antelope: Action and Mental Agility

When I moved to Arizona in the mid 1980’s a frequent sight when traveling over the mountain to Prescott or traveling down to Phoenix was herds of pronghorn antelope. Now almost thirty years later the sightings are less frequent. The … Continue reading

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The American Bison Still Need Protecting!

I had the opportunity to do some bookstore browsing today and came home with Sun Bear and Waburn’s  The Medicine Wheel: Earth Astrology. As I’m leafing through the book I find reference to Waboose, Spirit Keeper of the North which is … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Cactus Flowers and Bumblebees

The prickly pear cacti in my yard are flowering. I placed water near the blooms to capture their essence and managed to capture a bumblebee in the water as well. Starting over, I noticed some more cactus blooms that were … Continue reading

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Two White Wolves: Sharing Great Truths

This picture is from The White Wolf Sanctuary and Educational Facility I read a post from Stone Stories  this morning and was inspired by the imagery of two white wolves that she saw on her early morning travels across the … Continue reading

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White-Crowned Sparrows Visit Bird Bath

I was delighted by the sight of several white-crowned sparrows taking a bath in my bird bath this morning. I love the striking white stripes on their heads. They remind me a little of chickadees although they are a larger … Continue reading

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Butterfly: Rebirth and Transformation

For the last week or so I’ve had a yellow swallowtail butterfly, sometimes two butterflies, come to visit my backyard. She does a fly by usually traveling from the south and fluttering about the yard for awhile before flying back out … Continue reading

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Goldfish or Koi Messages

While I was still in bed this morning I heard a very distinct sound in my room over where my computer is. The sound was that of a fish jumping in or out of water and I briefly saw in … Continue reading

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I follow this blog and love the beautiful nature photography. Cardinals represent renewed vitality through recognizing your true self-importance. They remind us to add color to your life and remember that everything you do is of importance. talainsphotographyblog View original … Continue reading

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Eagle Elders Arrive with Messages

No zoom lens used here! The photographer was this close! I received an email from a friend today with an amazing story and photos. In January of this year, 2013, the weather stayed so cold in Hinckley, Ohio on the … Continue reading

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