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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 [...]

Earth Wisdom Wander 2016

This is the first Wisdom Wander of the 2016 Walking the Ways of the Summer Light series. The focus is on the element of earth. To focus on the earth element, I offer these inspirations that expand on my general suggestions and are specific to the earth element. These are only prompts for your own [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Dream of Water

Water seeks flow: melt of snow and glacier; reach of ocean, over and over again caressing the shore; an insistent stream cutting rock, tending trees all the way downhill.  The dream of water is to flow. And from the flow, beauty:  the shape of the land changed and charged; the color of water clear delight; [...]

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 [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Gate of Fire

  In our cities, in our towns, on our farms, fire is destruction of what we have worked to create.  There is no safe space in which its power can flow.  In the wild, fire is a gateway to creation.  Forest fire sweeps through destroying dead wood, releasing seeds, opening up a pathway of fresh [...]