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In the midst of plenty, my thoughts turn to preserves.
In which a recovering biblical scholar long-windedly tries to say goodbye to Barry Dennen.
Home is home. When we return a person to the earth, we’re not just sealing them in our hearts, we’re committing them to a spot, one spot, on this great globe.
This week we explored several co-working spaces.
What began with a community meeting in 2015 is culminating in a six-week journey this fall. Do we have the communal will to be in significant relationships with refugees and Muslims in the greater-Dayton area?
Spending the summer in this village has made me attach my first day feelings of relaxation to Yellow Springs permanently. I’ve learned to spend more time with myself, slow down and appreciate nature. I’ve met so many wonderful, beautiful people and my summer here will stay with me for a long time to come.
We speak truth disguised as illusion.
Part of the awareness we must focus on in September is an awareness of those who are left behind by suicide, who often find themselves alone after the casseroles have been eaten and the well-wishes have ceased. The years may pass, but that does not mean we have adequately addressed our myriad emotions. Sometimes we have to give ourselves permission to heal.
Whenever I spend an extended period of time in a new environment, I find myself looking for comfort spots where I know I will be able to go when I need to take a breather. Even in this village, where everywhere feels as if it’s meant to be comforting, I found myself identifying my yard as my own little oasis within an oasis.
We do not know what Mother Nature will bring. Yet we prepare.