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Winter Retreat Day 7: Bridging the Gap in Action

Last Thursday we hosted Professor Bill Simpson for a potluck “Agape Feast” here at the Homestead, as part of our annual Winter Retreat. It was a wonderful gathering with delicious food and lively conversation. Professor Simpson talked about his recent…

Winter Retreat Day 6: Lighting the Chakras

Today’s reading comes to us from Melissa Freeman of Mountain Zen Candles in Nederland, Colorado. Melissa’s hand-made chakra candles correspond to seven energetic centers in our spiritual bodies, with the associated color, vibration, sound, and scent. Her candles are on…

Winter Retreat Day 5: Parenting as Path

Adapted from an invited talk given at the Zen Center of Denver for The Holistic Homestead’s 2020 Winter Retreat by Zen teacher Hoag Holmgren who has lived with his family in Nederland since 1999. He’s an apprentice Zen teacher, an…

Sing-a-long First Aid for Kids: RICE it!

Sing-a-long with Arwen & Skully the Skeleton to learn about what to do when you get a boo-boo.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Homestead!

We love our Mountain Mamas – some of the hardest working mamas around. We chop wood, drag slash, carry water, and clean out the privy. Fa real, it’s hard work and we love it. So, with all the depths of…

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7 Natural Remedies for the Flu

Public health officials base their forecast on the Southern Hemisphere’s flu season from the previous summer – and they’re all saying THIS winter’s flu forecast is worse than usual. That’s also how they usually develop the current years’ vaccine –…

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