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Voices of Loreto: Remarkable Migrations

May 2, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Remarkable Migrations

When they are ready to nest, hummingbirds build at human eye level, inviting us to view the unfolding miracle. With spider silk and tufted matter, they fashion an expandable nest the size of a small cup. They lay two eggs the size of jellybeans, slowing their metabolism to a standstill so they can sit for several weeks on their developing eggs. Imagine, even at rest, the hummingbird’s heart flutters at 250 beats per minute.

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Voices of Loreto: Imagination, A Leap of Faith, and Walkways

Apr 24, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Imagination, A Leap of Faith, and Walkways

For those of us who have chosen to spend parts of our year here, there is plenty to learn—about living in community, about letting go of expectations, about relaxing our standards. About appreciating the basics and ‘going with the flow’ and the majesty of la madre naturaleza (mother nature).

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