A Spell for Powerlessness and Division

When I was a young child, I would occasionally hear statements like this: “If only [those people] would just go away and leave the community, then everything would be better.”  [Those people] were some sort of Other - racial, sexual, political, etc…) Luckily, my mother was close by and at the ready to remind me …

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Mice Bring Messages

Yesterday morning I had the urge to make bread and to start tidying up the backyard garden. I started with the garden first. As I stepped off the patio, I startled two mice who had been nibbling in the grass. One ran to the jasmine. The other to hide among the raised garden beds. Uh-oh.