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Forest Friend (for-ist frend) n. Elfin being of Ontario woodlands, known for environmental consciousness and earth-based spirituality

Since ancient times the Forest Friends have recognized the interdependence of all lifeforms, thus they understand that to live in Harmony with the Earth, with the Others, and within their own community is essential for their survival, balance, and joy of living.  Their nature-based wisdom has important messages for our fast-paced technological age.


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Along with the "doodling" and walks in the woods the past few weeks, there has been creative work happening directed toward putting together Forest Friend pieces. The warm weather this week was like an open invitation to transform some grapevines into hoops. This has always been a winter job, though not generally done outside! The hoops will be hung up to dry for a few months before they are ready for finishing -- and for Forest Friends. (www.forestfriends.ca) ... See MoreSee Less

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Gift of sunshine, gift of light.
Gift of trees and forest.
Gift of sacred places in the woods.
Gift of life.
I am grateful.
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