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An Apple Blessing

Today is Johnny Appleseed Day. It commemorates the work of John Chapman, a nurseryman who traveled west, planting apple trees and selling saplings to other settlers along the way. Although he worshipped in the Christian way, he also showed great … Continue reading

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Honoring the Apple

Mid-September marks the apple harvest in my Pacific Northwest. It’s a time rich with meaning, for the apple is considered sacred in many traditions. THe wood is often burned in ritual fires, while the peel — if peeled in one … Continue reading

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