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DailyGood9 Inspiring Quotes About The Sacredness of Seeds"Essential to survival, seeds have profound spiritual implications. For centuries the planting of seed in the earth not only nourished humanity, but also symbolized the mystery of life and the journey of the soul. In our current supermarket lifestyle of pre-packaged products, far removed from the cycles of planting, we have nearly forgotten this mystery. Now as the integrity of the seed is threatened, so is its primal meaning." These words are taken from the new book, Sacred Seed: A Collection of Essays. Enjoy these gorgeous excerpted photos and quotes from a book that celebrates the miraculous seeds of life. [Full Story on]  

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Stories of Kindness

A Child's Innocence restored, blissfarmantique
Jan 23 -- I was standing in a long line at a cafe. In front of me stood a mom with her fidgety and clearly bored little boy. ... Full Story

Thank You to Mrs. Noel, First Grade Teacher, nancy.millichap
Jan 25 -- Today's gratitude challenge encouraged me to think about something I take for granted and then to express ... Full Story

50th Birthday For A Cause, gmatara63
Jan 22 -- I will be turning 50 on December 7th but I didn't want this birthday to be about me. I have been given so much ... Full Story

No Regrets: Living with Dying, Kitty Edwards
Jan 27 -- [Author Kitty Edwards, left, and Patti Pansa, right] In May 2013, Patti Pansa, a professional engineer and life ... Full Story

Small Acts

"Made my sick papoose some soba miso. And I like it, too :)" wavingatyou, Jan 23

"The breath of being Birds freeing Trees bare Quieting prayer Eternal Om Word's poem Gray sky Joyous cry Musical hum Heart's drum Drum drum... This moment's gratitude, my kind friends. " mindyjourney, Jan 25

"With snowshoes strapped on I will be heading out with my wags to visit with my sister and nieces in a bit. Love winter in New England." eckyssister, Jan 27

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There are only about 200 remaining members of the Wukchumni of central California, and Marie Wilcox is the last fluent speaker of her tribal language. Like most Native Americans, the Wukchumni did not write their language. The 80-year-old Ms. Wilcox has spent the last 7 years writing a dictionary of Wukchumni and giving weekly lessons to her daughter and other tribal members, but few seem dedicated enough to learn to speak the language fluently. With the help of her grandson, Ms. Wilcox is now recording the dictionary, as well as traditional stories like the "How We Got Our Hands" parable featured in this film. [Source: KarmaTube]

A film by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee. More at Global Oneness Project.

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image Freely vs Free, by Thuy Nguyen
Today, after receiving acupuncture during my donation based shift, a patient asked me why I was “giving away” such amazing treatments for free. Don’t you value your skills? She asked. Don’t you want to demand that others value your skills too? Don’t you want them to... Read more on

image Kitchen Teachings: Conversation with Cherri Farrell, by Richard Whittaker
Cherri Farrell teaches consumer and family science, a subject that used to be called home economics. She teaches at College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, California. Her curriculum is devoted largely to cooking and nutrition and it's also. Read More on

Today's Quote

A seed is small but rich with possibility, like love, which is as humble as it is powerful. Pir Zia Inayat-Khan

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