Ben and the White Butterfly

By Ayal Hurst | August 28, 2017

We have had many wwoofers come to be with us during our 3 years here at Homestead. ( World wide workers on organic farms – usually young people in their twenties come to do a work/trade situation – work for room and board and various instruction…, but sometimes older folk come, as well, who want…

Shamanic Death and Rebirth

By Ayal Hurst | August 20, 2017

Late the other night, I was suddenly woken out of a deep dream.  Not sure what was going on, I finally heard my husband saying: “There’s something in the room!” “Wha – what??”  I said, looking groggily around the floor for potential snakes or other critters. “FLYING!” said he. Then:  “”It’s a bat!” “A BAT??”…

The Burn Pile, and After

By Ayal Hurst | August 16, 2017

Recently, we went to a burn pile event at a neighbor’s.  He had invited us and some other folks to come hang out and picnic while the mound of this and that burnable stuff he had compiled burned down. We had also contributed some old, non usable wood to the pile, so we felt a…

Poison Ivy, the Protector

By Ayal Hurst | July 14, 2017

I am dealing with an outbreak of – oh joy – poison ivy.  It is having fun hopping from finger to finger, and down my arm, in spots and clumps of spots. Hopefully, it won’t continue to spread. I haven’t had a case of it for over 30 years. The last time I did get…

The Walk of Life

By Ayal Hurst | July 3, 2017

My husband and I have been having a good time building our whimsical, rustic, outdoor shower house these past few days. Occasionally, the neighbors up the road stop by to see how it’s coming along, ( “What are you up to now?” they will grin at us), and our good friend, Russ, who is an…

Creating New Realities

By Ayal Hurst | June 28, 2017

It seems to me that when people don’t choose to use, or are unable, for whatever reasons, to find or accept the tools that allow them to create another reality, that that is when a soul will die in order to be able to get out of the old reality and begin a new one.…


By Ayal Hurst | June 25, 2017

I wanted to discuss a wonderful technique that has recently and synchronistically, magically come my way that fully supports the concept that we create our on reality with our thoughts.  It is a Hawaiian technique called Ho’oponopono, which means to cause something to happen that is very, very right and very, very good, and in…

Black Snake

By Ayal Hurst | June 5, 2017

Hello all. I haven’t written a blog in a while. Sometimes it seems that there are dispensations of energy, phases from the Universe, when it’s time to go within. I have been in such a phase for a bit. These within times are often hard to put into words. For me, it is a time…

Marry Ourselves

By Ayal Hurst | May 16, 2017

Although it has been said many times, in many way, it is becoming clearer and clearer to me that the person we must marry is ourselves. In the chakra system, this is found in our 3rd chakra – the place where we learn to honor Ourselves. It is where we find and focus our Chi…


By Ayal Hurst | May 9, 2017

We are trying to get our hens, or at least one of them, to go “broody”.  This means that she will sit on the eggs we are leaving in the nest for her, in the hopes that she will hatch them into little chicks – her “brood”. They have learned to fly low over our…

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