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Persephone Rising at Equinoxtide

In mid February of 2016, I stood on the dike along a bend in the Connecticut River watching the ice floes come down from the north. First, there were just the sludgy, half-submerged chunks with their edges clicking together in the surface water. Then whole islands of white snow took their place and set a new [...]

Pilgrimage Week 1: Departure from the Threshold

This is the first of four weeks of posts on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The ritual began with four weeks of elemental Wisdom Wanders before the Solstice. You don’t have to have done the Wisdom Wanders to join in on the sacred travel at the center [...]

Water Wisdom Wander 2016

This is the third Wisdom Wander of the 2016 Walking the Ways of the Summer Light series. The focus is on the element of Water.  PREPARE FOR AND BEGIN YOUR WATER FLOW Enter Water’s Flow: Water moves if not contained so you might just flow out of one moment and into the next paying attention as [...]

Air Wisdom Wander 2016

This is the second Wisdom Wander of the Walking the Ways of the Summer Light series. The focus is on the element of Air. In these weekly posts, I expand on my general suggestions that you may want to review for orientation. The first Earth Wisdom Wander also contains more detail on the process of [...]

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 [...]