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Sep 24, 2023Liked by kate gardiner clearlight

Kate, your heart is such a potent treasure. The DEPTH of feeling your being experiences is so tangibly expressed through your VOICE. I LOVE your LOVE. Thank You for sharing the synergistic medicine of Hummingbirds and Flowers and all of us that witness and receive the vibratory healing that is co created through Nature's symphony. Your Garden is so incredible and inspiring. You have cultivated infinite magic with your Nature Kin. Beautiful, beautiful. Have you ever read the children's book, "The Mountain That Loved A Bird" by Alice McLerran? It is about a Mountain and a Hummingbird, and how their love restored an ecology into a thriving expression of Wholeness. 💞💞💞 Beaming YOU honeycombs dripping in Love, Kate!

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oh my goodness this comment broke my heart… thank you my friend, and I absolutely cannot WAIT to find this book!!!!!! So many blessings to you!!!!

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thank you for this precious tribute to your loved ones. oh my heart! i am inspired and honoured and in awe of your worship. hummingbird has been my "spirit animal" for the longest time... and though i live in northern Alberta, we have hummingbirds come stay with us during our brief summer. i have planted so so many flowers with them in mind, but also have several feeders so they can sip the sweet nectar as needed. creating a rainbow bridge - such a powerful connective idea. the goodbyes are the hardest for me, too, though our hummingbirds have long since flown... but your sweet offering has inspired me to write them a note of gratitude and send it on the wings of the wind.

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This made me cry!! Thank you so much for sharing from the northern reach of the hummingbird pilgrimage. I have no doubt that your love is infused into them, and that they are sprinkling it over all of us further south as they make their journeys to Mexico and Central America. I am deeply touched by your tenderness and devotion and what an honor to be building the flowering rainbow bridge with you 🙏💔🌈💐

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such incredible description of the relationship with our ephemeral relatives, and what an amazing flower garden you have! here in the NW, on the islands, the Anna's hummingbirds stay all year. So there is also a symbiotic relationship of trust they have for those of us ensuring their daily survival, when temps get down to hard freezing. below 20 F the syrup even freezes, so you have to bring the feeders in at night & then thaw them w/warm syrup every few hours. W/o that effort, they will freeze & die. No days off, every freezing day. Like your children of the sun, in the dark of the year... trusting us to mind their little bodies.

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Ephemeral relatives 💔✨ all is this is sooo beautiful. thank you so much for mentioning the year-round humming residents… I can’t even imagine getting to be with them all year 💔 For the first week or two when they arrive here, I have to set alarms on my phone and put sticky notes everywhere as a reminder to make sure the nectar hasn’t frozen overnight, but it’s only a short window... it completely melted my heart to imagine you tending to their nectar like this throughout the whole winter. that really is true wild hearted devotion... and deep loving relationship with the others. Thank you so much for sharing, and for loving them so much.

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Wow, my heart! Your heart! This was such a beautiful journey to get to go on with you this winter morning. I cried with you when they had disappeared from your garden and then rejoiced when they returned for a bit morning dancing and delighting! I both resonate and admire the bold, tender, ferocity with which you are willing to love the natural world and the mystery. Thank you for sharing your love for these magnificent creatures. I am going to delight in them even deeper when I see them now. I also shared this piece with a girlfriend of mine who is in love with hummingbirds! I can't wait to hear how it touches her :)

Thank you Kate.

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