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Nature’s Plain Language

Nature’s Plain Language

In this guest post, award-winning visual artist and author Jennifer O’Neill Pickering explores changing patterns in nature. Her writing is featured on Restore/Restory: a People’s History of the Cache Creek Nature Preserve. Her poem “I Am the Creek” was selected for the Sacramento site-specific sculpture, “Open Circle”. She blogs at Jennifer’s Art and Words. Madonna and Child This morning … Continue reading

Turn to the Poets

Turn to the Poets

Closing in on the end of a year of zombies, Mayan prophesies, dramatic elections, and abundant natural disasters and scandals, not to mention a cluster of unforeseen personal crises swirling in and around the lives of my friends and family (as well as my own), I’ve been thinking about the nature of fear. There seems … Continue reading

Room for Error

Room for Error

For many of us working in the non-profit sector, internationally and domestically, the power of learning is not just a slogan. It’s the value that undergirds the programs that we help deliver, programs designed to support people in discovering their own talents and skills to better their well-being, their environment, and their society. It’s a … Continue reading