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Waiting with the Dark Week 3: Dark Power

This is the third week of a the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. A candle wheel (4 candles with something like evergreen surrounding/at center) is suggested as a centering support. You can join in at any time by just working with the theme of the [...]

Soul Path Practices Week of September 3: Awakening – 8 of Fire – Guardian of Water

When not observing the Solstice seasons or special lunar happenings, I pull Tarot cards weekly to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of this blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, if you like, share your reflections in the comments.  [...]

Renewing Love

The romantic image that “unconditional love” conjures is a trap. Unconditional love implies perfection, perhaps a perpetual state of ecstatic connection. It’s the domain of the Divine. But we are human; we are imperfect. Our loves are not constant in their expression. But this is what makes them dynamic, keeps them alive. And, yes, I [...]

Soul Practices for the Week of 3/16/15: Priestess – 7 of Water – Guardian of Water

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, [...]

My Essential Offerings on Grief

The essential insight I have to offer is this:  Grief changes. You change and the grief changes, and it all flows, yes, like a river with its white water and frozen edges, its quiet stretches and unfamiliar banks (though some surprise you with their beauty). Then the river reaches the ocean, and what you thought [...]