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About Deborah

Deborah Jane Milton, Ph.D. is an artist, mentor, and eco-psychologist, mother of four and grandmother of eight.

Becoming Whole – Part 6: What is our True Nature?

On March 4th, 2023, a small group gathered at the base of a former blackberry slope to learn about plans for watershed restoration.  As we disbanded, an old friend joined me on the trail. Talk of salmon surfaced – how … Continue reading

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Becoming Whole – Part 5

3/20/23 – Equinox NH Spring/SH Autumn.  Both hemispheres experience the same balance of light and dark. What a precious moment…a globe unified by cycles of seasons.********************* Insecurity destroys relationships.For approximately the last 2000 years, our dominant, Eurocentric, Northern Hemisphere culture … Continue reading

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Becoming Whole – #4

In our Western, Euro-centric, North American, dominant, competitive, capitalistic culture, feelings have been categorized as weak, contemptable, irrational, uncivilized, etc. The feeling we call love has been relegated to a commercial holiday once a year. We’ve been taught, in one … Continue reading

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Becoming Whole – Part 3

Despite exploring expanded states of consciousness for 30 years, despite 40 years of spiritual practice and wilderness adventures, despite exploring my imagination and artistry for most of my lifetime – I am now in my 9th decade – new perspectives … Continue reading

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Becoming Whole – Part 2.

Part 1 concluded with this question:Who will we be as a species if we give ourselves enough time on Earth to become truly whole?   I am enthralled by imagining who humans could be. I see us standing at the … Continue reading

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Becoming Whole – Part 1

In October 2022, my 2 colleagues and I began a series called: What’s Love Got to Do with It – Bringing our Hearts to Global Earth Repair. We offered two sessions as a local contribution to the Global Earth Repair … Continue reading

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Celebrate Life

Every day should be Earth Day!  Without Earth, …well I can’t even imagine that void…can you? Life is precious. Life is a miracle. Life is the best!Because we’re sharing it, experiencing it, belonging to it –the lows and the highs, … Continue reading

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Tune In

Elly and I have arrived at the root clogged ground where we make our nature art in honor of the new and full moons. The earth is soaked, our shoulders and hair damp from the moisture dripping trees, the sky … Continue reading

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Re-membering Beauty

With a pandemic still traveling the globe, violence in our American streets, hatred and division among humans, the rape of our own earthbody, you might well ask, “What beauty? Where’s beauty?” “It’s everywhere,” say I. Especially in the plants. The … Continue reading

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Forgotten Power of Blessing

I am glad to be alive in these compelling, chaotic, tumultuous and horrifying times. That may seem strange to say, but it’s true. For reasons beyond my understanding, I’ve been aware of the injustices of the world since very early … Continue reading

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