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Jan 13Liked by Grace Dunn

When I look at the stars, and especially the moon, I think of all the creatures and plants that have lived under these celestial bodies and basked in them from all angles on our planet. I feel connected back through generations and have hope for those yet to come. The Universe abides, regardless of what we do here.

My go-to plant is lavender, which reminds me of my grandmother, as your sweater connects you to yours. My fruit trees and roses need pruning and the rampant weeds must be corralled before I can think of a garden! Got to wait til the rain stops.

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Jan 12Liked by Grace Dunn

Connnection is everything!!!! Thank you for this!! I can’t wait to hear about the harvesting process! ❤️❤️

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I also love Tulsi and incase you missed it, I published an article about it here:

https://gavinmounsey.substack.com/p/tulsi-the-queen-of-herbs

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I shared some of my thoughts on what I think about when you gaze up at the sky as well as my attempts to answer questions like "What’s my purpose? Why was I born in this time period? How did I get here? As I grew up, those existential questions evolved. What am I meant to learn? Does the soul live on forever?" in this post :

https://gavinmounsey.substack.com/p/the-story-of-the-animati-astra-terram

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My grandma passed away last winter. I've been using a blanket of hers with a wonderful winter horse scene one it. It makes me feel connected as well! Also have a potted rosemary plant my wife uses for cooking!

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Thank you for the herb recommendations Grace. Its summer here in Australia so the perfect time to plant. When I look up in awe at the sky at night, a quote from Marcus Aurelius comes to mind which I visit often, "Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them."

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I can smell the herbs! My favorite so far are lavender, mint and rosemary.

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