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Anoint and thoughts on sacred self

I had a dream – not a dream for mankind, but one for me. All are blessed when I bless myself.


Arise in the morning and find delight in the earth.
Rich and moist, the soil scents the early morning air with potential,
the perfume of creation, heavy with dew and laden with life,
I yearn to plant myself, a fertile tree rooted in eternity.

I bathe myself in the still pool of Presence,
cleansing body from the exercise of the mind.
Streams, birthed in mountain chasms, wash through deep valleys
removing debris and palisades, clearing the way for wonders.

I anoint myself with the oils of abundance
in preparation for worship at the altar of my soul
I pass over breast, belly, groin, thigh, calf and foot
a reverent journey, traveled with thought and purpose.

Draped with rose-hued petals and corded with vine and leaf,
I celebrate the passing of night and welcome new light.
I love, I am loved, I greet my lover,

© 2010 Wendy Hunt

See more of the artists work here: LucindaRaeArt


Follow Your North Star

This past month has been one where I’ve felt a little lost, even while I felt like I knew exactly where I was going. I did all the ‘right’ things; crossing all the T’s and dotting all the I’s but I felt a little empty and inadequate at the end of every day. Too much on my plate and no brakes to say ‘no.’ I was sorry every week to miss the opportunity to say ‘Hey’ to you guys.


Don’t Fear the Egg

This week has been cold and rainy and a little grey. And this is the week that Annie, our giant chicken, laid her first egg. It was a little alarming for her and her chicken friend, Lucy and they clucked the whole time.


Love Thy Frickin’ Self

I woke up this morning a little under the weather and the urge to stay in, under covers and just be. And here I am typing away at you guys. That’s cause I’m being led down a rabbit hole – a helpful one and have an urge to share.

Tech Tips

Tech Tip: iPhone Precision Keyboard Cursor

Selecting text on my iPhone has always been frustrating, but it’s been especially so since they stopped magnifying the text when you long press it. What I didn’t know, until recently, is that Apple updated the way the cursor works in iOS 12 — two years ago!


Ants vs Owl

None of us is the yogi on the mountain or the unflappable guru. We’ve got lives and reactions to life, families, businesses, emergencies and troubles.

Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Remove Text Formatting in Windows

Do you ever have a need to remove formatting from text before pasting it into Word or some other document software? I do this all the time in my design work, and I needed a way to do this in Windows 10.

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