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Monthly Archive February 2013


I am blessed to have amazing teachers in this lifetime – from India, from South America, from the reservations of our own Turtle Island. My favorite teachers are the everyday people who teach just by being who they are. I think of Ronnie, our Navaho guide for our Wilderness Fasts in Canyon de Chelly.  Ronnie…
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The Teachings of Pachamama, Mother Earth

Pachamama is my teacher...........                                                             by Candy Jones, student at Southwestern College "I go among trees and sit still. All my stirring becomes quiet around me like circles on water. My tasks lie in their places where I left them, asleep like cattle." - Wendell Berry from A Timbered Chore Take Me to Bethlehem …
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Peacemakers Balance Masculine and Feminine Natures

by Amy Hautman Bates Peacemaker, Sequoyah Trueblood visited SWC last week and referred to the need for women to moderate the aggressive nature of men. Honoring the feminine virtues of creating life, peace, sensitivity to Nature and the needs of others is the most obvious way to move toward a more sane world.…
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SWC First Year Student Wrestles With Consciousness

ON BEING HUMAN at Southwestern College, Santa Fe - Allegra Borghese I sit in client-mode, staring at myself down a long, dark tunnel. I see a flicker of myself that has been mischievously hiding for a long time. The uncanny feeling that emerges is a potent reality check slicing through who I think myself to…
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