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My Mother's Death

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Sunday, August 4, 2013,
My mother passed through the threshold on June 3, 2013, after a series of strokes beginning in December, 2012. I departed from Toronto and joined her just after the performance of Mythic, an exploration of the ancient story of Demeter and Persephone, designed as a prayer for the solstice and rebirth of the light.

Our six months together were profound, challenging and healing. As my mother’s live-in caregiver, all artistic work underway in Toronto was suspended, and I gave myself completely...


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Kelp

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo copyright © 2011 on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : Herbal 
Kelp goes with the flow and has minimal attachment, despite its long reach and fast rate of growth. Becoming friends with kelp may help us trust, rather than fear, in impermanence. It offers an example of flexibility and provides lubrication. Kelp effortlessly lives in colonies.

By eating seaweed, we can make a link with the ancestral source of all life, the ocean, and we are small oceans ourselves, for contained within our skins our fluids have the same composition as the water of the sea.

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