Irma, Part of a Perfect Storm

 

Heavy winds pounded my home last night, and its cedar frame rocked like a ship on rough seas as wood outside and inside crackled and  the great River Wye roared her power.

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A very Feminine September Full Moon

 

As I await the coming of the September Full Moon on Wednesday, I will be glad when the dominant presence of the Moon Priestess retreats and her mood changes, hopefully though improbably to be softer and kinder.

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The Future of Life on Earth

 

Sir David Attenborough said yesterday, at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, “I feel better than ever about life on Earth.”

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A Solar Eclipse to Remember

Monday’s Solar Eclipse makes August one of the most important months of the year. Even though it will be visible, remarkably, across most of the United States, we all will be affected by it, wherever we are in the world. We will sense it, too.

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Friday’s Full Moon to Change the World

It is no coincidence that these three months of 2017, April to June, and their full moons mark the high point of the spiritual year just as human life on Earth seems to be at its lowest point. From this polarisation must emerge change for great good.

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Manchester, a Reminder about Life and Death

The Manchester bombing, understandably, has given rise to worldwide praise for the defiant bravery of the people of a proud city and a resolute nation. Much has been said about peace and love, about unity and community, and now, while the grief and shock continues, attention is turning to the terrorist and future prevention in the usual pattern of such dreadful events. Some subjects go unsaid, though they are felt deeply.

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Air Pollution and Planetary Karma

 

It was startling to learn today from the World Health Organisation that air pollution now is one of the most pernicious threats to global public health, with only one person in 10 living in a pollution level considered to be safe.

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Brexit and the Queen: Lessons in Goodness

 

As Brexit and Trump dominate media attention, it is easy to feel dazed by stories ranging from ominous risk to a glorious new world to come. What can we believe?

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Pearl Harbour: its Karma is our Future

 

Reminders of significant military milestones are strong at the moment. One hundred years ago a first, cruel, world war was raging, and seventy five years ago yesterday Japan bombed Pearl Harbour in the middle of, and escalating, a second terrible world war. How many people remember? What have we learned?

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