A place of pause, renewal, and connection for seekers

Threshold of the Dark Mini-Retreat

Each season offers different gifts and challenges, flows with its own rhythm and mystery.  When we tune our awareness to the offerings and energy of the season, we can better receive its wisdom and be supported in our spiritual devotions, divinatory seeking, and/or creative vocations. The turning from October to November is a threshold time [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesdays: Dream of Fire

  In the first times, Fire had a dream, but when the night came it faded.  Without form for his dream, fire pouted.  He sunk down to lowest spark, and there felt the tug of Earth:  the older sister, silent and unmoving. Fire hadn’t paid much attention to Earth before.  Always sweeping off to the [...]

Some Words on Wednesday: Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary Inspirations

This Day 4 Billion Years in the Making First lightning made rock. Rock waited, the patience of millennia. But inside, flecks of fire shifted stone and today ragweed, jewel weed, summer-ecstatic weed feeds bees and the red bird. Who remembers bare-bone earth? Maybe the wind. The same air circling its swirls since the Beginning, Red [...]

Connecting with Mama Gaia: A Day of Retreat, Reflection, and Sharing

Deepen your relationship with the natural world in the place where you live and come to know it as a source of inspiration and support for you on your life’s journey. Join us for a day of retreat, reflection, and sharing at the Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Northampton / Easthampton. We will spend time alone [...]