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Dreaming Seeds: Spring Equinox

Dreaming Seeds: Spring Equinox

Gardeners dream in seeds. All winter those potent points of life slumber, waiting expectantly for the first stirrings of spring. Now, as the days pass the spring equinox, the light luxuriously out-stretching the dark, the gardener in me stirs. I read seed catalogs...
Original Medicine

Original Medicine

For years I have worked with “classical medicine,” the deeper roots of medicine that recognize the body as an organism gifted with the wisdom to restore and repair itself. This paradigm is very different from the conventional view of the body as a machine with...
Sovereign Territory of Love

Sovereign Territory of Love

I am celibate – partly by happenstance and partly by choice. At this point in my journey, I am grateful for my solitary status. After years of tending children and wrangling with teenagers, I rejoice in the recovery of my sovereign territory. Loneliness comes from...
Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – and that is particularly true in cold and flu season. Whether or not you “catch” a cold depends on the strength of the virus or bacteria and the health of your immune system. The intersection of these two major factors...
Recipe for Catching a Cold

Recipe for Catching a Cold

Although we refer to “catching” a cold, the truth is that we are surrounded by viruses all the time. Whether or not the viruses take hold in our bodies depends on two major factors: How virulent (“strong”) the virus is How weakened our immune system is The following...