Checking In Safe

Just a note to say that I’m safe here in Ecuador. We felt that earthquake here in Chontal, we’re about 80 miles from the epicenter. The houses shook and there was some movement in the mountain and we lost power for a little while. But everyone’s fine and there’s no real damage here, thanks be…

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Are You Thirsty?

Ecuador is a country of 4 distinct lands. There’s the Galapagos Islands out in the ocean. There’s the Coastal area where life is hot and fast. There is the Amazon Jungle, where there’s direct contact with wild nature. And there’s the Andes Mountains. These days, I am spending my time in the mountains, and that…

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A Better Body

I’ve not had consisten internet access for the past few months, so I’m just now able to put up some posts I would have liked to a while ago. I’m hoping to have the internet situation changed in the next few weeks! ****************************************************************************************** About 15 years ago, I started to experience something different in my…

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Birch Bark

When I was in a Franciscan community for a whole six months some years ago, one of the things that we did was live sometimes in situations without electricity or hot water. That meant that you would need a wood-burning stove to heat the place, and the water, too. So, whether you’re in the main…