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I Offer Persephone an Apple

Apple’s Initiation ~ Persephone’s Teaching Allow yourself to enter the story and receive Persephone’s gifts. I have learned quite a bit from standing under our Gravenstein Apple Tree. She is a stately home for many birds and insects. She wears garlands of pink blossoms in spring and in Autumn her fruit offers deep nourishment. Apple […]


“In Wildness is the Preservation of the World”

“In Wildness is the Preservation of the World” Henry David Thoreau Outside, as I sat under my apple tree, I heard a high pitched shrieking coming from the Douglas fir trees. I went to investigate and discovered a little squirrel high up in the branches of the tree. It darted quickly around on the branch […]