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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - October 2021

Mbali Marais
02/11/2021
In collaboration with Ingcungcu Community Development Projects, Kenton-on-Sea, Eastern Cape, South Africa, Return to Origin [...]
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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - May 2021

Mbali Marais
04/05/2021
Every day is Earth Day. I find myself going more and more to the Earth for solace, comfort, to invoke, make prayers, speak and, above all, listen[...]
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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - February 2021

Mbali Marais
09/02/2021
Water then has come in a slow droplet way, with rain in certain parts of the country where we definitely needed it. The silence, the vastness of Bergplaas gave me an opportunity to really lean into the elements and to feel into water’s qualities. Its peace, our need to reconcile, surrender, love.
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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - December 2020

Mbali Marais
21/12/2020
As we transition from an Earth year to a Water year in the Dagara tradition, I cannot help but be drawn back again and again to this image taken in the Cedarberg mountains.
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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - September 2020

Mbali Marais
14/09/2020
I am preparing to leave my beloved Western Cape, Muizenberg after 7 years. I am a great believer in honorable closures, after a wise teacher, now passed, Dr Angeles Arrien, reminded us, Honorable closures opens up to magnificent beginnings.
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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - July 2020

Mbali Marais
31/07/2020
My love of nature came very late in life. Having left South Africa to live in London at the age of three until my late 40s, nature was something that we only “did” on summer holidays or weekends with friends who lived outside London.
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Return to Origin Newsletter: Earth Stories - June 2020

Mbali Marais
18/06/2020
Mbali Marais returned to South Africa, her birth place after 56 years, and immediately knew that the organisation she envisioned on a Vision Quest in 2003 in the USA was to be birthed on this mother land, Africa.
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