Category Archives: Narrative Ecopsychology

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Jobs: Your Growing Season

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Grapes tell the story of a place from creation to where we are now, says 5th generation farmer and Lady Hill winemaker, Jerry Owen.  This point was noticeable to me when I had the chance to … Continue reading

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Your Career is Your Wine: Lessons from a Winemaker

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Wine is not merely a beverage, but a way to enable conversation.  Like life, wine is about relationship and Jerry Owen, the owner of Lady Hill Winery, knows this.  Jerry is more than a winemaker; he’s … Continue reading

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Enacted & Maintained

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux A recycled bag I was testing ripped, and that saddened me.  Why do I think things should last?  Health, goods, change, these all need to be maintained or terminated.  These are the last two stages of self-directed … Continue reading

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You are Courageous

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux “Sharing an idea you care about is a generous way to change your world for the better.”  These are the words of Seth Godin whose marketing blog I find relevant for the ins and outs of staying positive and … Continue reading

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You are Here — How to Know

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux How you can know your guiding image, animal, or symbol is an excellent question.  The answer, for me, is through time and intention.  To start, you need to know what or who your guide is.  Through my experience, … Continue reading

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Surrender vs. Collapse

I recognize that when faced with unsettling change in experience, as I noticed when zip lining and snorkeling for the first time, I panic a bit before I lean in and enjoy the journey. Noting that has made all the … Continue reading

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The Earth Moves, Do You?

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Recently I heard a pastor preach about the stars.  He quoted Galileo who was heard saying, ‘I don’t care what you say, it moves.’  The idea that we, like the earth, are always moving makes sense … Continue reading

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Your Gift as a Tide

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux I have heard that I am a vessel.  In that sense I look for ways that Divine energy can flow through me.  Earlier this week someone described their gift as a tide that both comes from … Continue reading

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Esther: What Season are you in?

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux In reconsidering what I could learn from Esther I find it interesting that what she was called to do meant she had to hide who she was, while Daniel was called to demonstrate whose he was.  … Continue reading

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