Thank you for all of this. It is very helpful. Much to think about. It helps me to see where I feel things but then tend to veer off into stories and assumptions... the idea of not sharing the possible hypotheses, but…"
Going through a major life change just now and am feeling drawn back to Eleusis to see what I might be able to offer to the community and to the land. A strong pull from the heart; a venture into the unknown. I am an artist with a background in psychology and philosophy. I have one daughter in university.
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Resident community, Volunteering, Attending courses, Develop the Buildings, Gardening, Personal Retreat
I send you a message via email. Given your initial prompt reply on this site, I am checking in to make sure the email arrived? Just wanting to make sure our lines of communication are functioning as expected!
I imagine it works but that people, perhaps, do not always notice the requests that they receive. i have had acceptances of friend requests from many people but there are also a number hanging that have not be replied to.
At the moment I am feeling very sad for the state of the planet. As I write the great forests are being consumed by fire, both the tropical forest in Brazil and the tundra forest in Russia. The great forests are the lungs of the earth. I myself have lung problems. When there are parts of the lungs that don’t work anymore one can run out of energy. It can strike suddenly. We will probably not do anything serious about climate change or wildlife extinction…
My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…
“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue