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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.
I found this lovely quote in a book about Jizo bodhisattva:
"We perceive the fragile nature of our human life and it makes us afraid. As protection against the inevitable assaults of a human life - separations, failures, abuse, illness and death - we construct a set of strategies and defences called a self. Each time we perceive danger we fortify the defences until we find ourselves trapped and isolated inside its walls. Like a stone or wooden Jizo, we are frozen and lifeless. We… Continue