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Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert

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Marian Van Eyk McCain is the author of 'Transformation through Menopause '(Bergin & Garvey 1991), written for women who seek a deep understanding of their menopause process, 'ELDERWOMAN: Reap the wisdom, feel the power, embrace the joy '(Findhorn Press, 2002), an inspirational 'trail guide'... Full Bio
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Sunshiny Days by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living How very hard it is to stay indoors when the sap is rising, the birds are singing and the garden is calling me to dig and weed, and rake and sow. Who wants to si ... Read on »
Productivity Rules (Forever, dammit!) by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living When I look back and muse upon it—which I frequently do each evening as I draw the curtains—the very best kind of day is one that has contained all the following i ... Read on »
All Our Relations by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living  Have you noticed how so many of the ways that we talk about Nature and about our fellow creatures drive a semantic wedge between ‘it’ and us, between ‘them’ and us ... Read on »
My Solstice Message by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Like most other children, I loved Christmas. I loved the mystery and magic of it, the scent of pine needles, the gifts, the food, the carols and of course the story. A ... Read on »
More Murmurations by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I remember blogging about this last year - or maybe it was the year before. But it happens every year and every year it gives me a thrill to see the winter starlings arrive ... Read on »
Future Primitive - an interview by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Whenever someone asks me a question about how I see the world or what it is that I care about, my mind blossoms with a million answers. Shaping my response to fit the requi ... Read on »
Eradicating Ecocide by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Wonderful news! Polly Higgins's landmark book Eradicating Ecocide has won the People's Book Prize, 2011. Congratulations, Polly! http://www.eradicatingecocide.com/g ... Read on »
Shoulder High to a Thistle by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This morning’s walk takes me through my favourite meadow. It is my favourite because it is one of the few fields around here that really is a meadow in the tradition ... Read on »
Downshifting? Easy Does It! by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I am delighted to announce that my new book on downshifting, Downshifting Made Easy: How to plan for your planet-friendly future is now available for purchase. It ... Read on »
Definitely Voting 'YES' tomorrow by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I lived in Australia for 35 years. At election time, I usually voted for a minority party that reflected my true beliefs In other words, whatever one was the greenest. ... Read on »
Slow Boat to Sicily by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I just arrived back from a wonderful five and a half weeks of 'slow travel' to - and around - Sicily and would love to share some of the details with you. So if ... Read on »
Thomas Berry Meditations Book Now Available in USA by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Last year, in my role as Publications Co-ordinator for GreenSpirit , I helped to birth June Raymond's wonderful little book entitled . This is a collection, lovi ... Read on »
Reciprocity by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Inspired by David Abram’s marvellous book Becoming Animal, I have been thinking a lot about reciprocity today. And about the lack of it. In our culture, insulated ... Read on »
Wild Elders by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Just as we could say that becoming an adult it is the overall developmental task of the child, I believe that the overall developmental task of every adult is to become ... Read on »
This Little Cog Went Walkabout by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Today I read blog post about blogging. It was a list entitled '10 Things Bloggers Should Not Do'. Item #6 was: You Must Not Fail To Update Your Bl ... Read on »
When Will They Ever Learn? by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You would think, wouldn't you, that after the huge environmental disaster that happened in the Gulf of Mexico, there would be a serious re-think about the obvious dangers o ... Read on »
Close Quarters by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My blog tour is over and I am home. It was intended to last another week or two, but I decided it was time to stop. Somehow, it felt finished. This time of year, in ... Read on »
Spirit of Green by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The other little corner of cyberspace that I paid a visit to this week was a lively, green site called 'Earth Pages'. Here, I talked about the experience of the astronau ... Read on »
On Deck - and in community. by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Today's stop on my 'virtual blog tour' is one of the online communities I belong to. This one is the Creation Spirituality Communities Network, a rapidly-growing community ... Read on »
Today’s topic: ‘Sacred Messiness’ by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living As I said yesterday, this is a busy week, with two visits in quick succession. Today, thanks to my friend Tess Giles, I am making a guest appearance on a wonderful site ... Read on »