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Persephone Descending: Letters to the Dead

In March, before the Equinox, and as the moon opened to fullness, I had an experience that is basically inexpressible because of its power and because of its commonness. I sensed the moment the seasons shifted as the moon rose over a river filling with spring’s ice floes. To convey a glimpse into the mystery [...]

Tending the Returning Light Week 4: Follow the Heart’s Light

The Descent and Return of the Light seasonal ritual concludes with this final week of Tending the Returning Light. You can jump right into this week’s theme or catch up with last week’s theme of Emergence.  And now the seed begins its journey of growth in the outer world, where the longer days kindle our [...]

Waiting with the Dark Week 2: Opening to the Ancestors

This is the second week of a the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. The ritual continues next week with the theme of Dark Power. The cry of the geese as they migrate leaves a melancholy echo. Then silence. Most other birds have gone before and [...]

Soul Practices for Week of 8/31/15: Justice – 4 of Fire – Elder 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, [...]

Soul Practices for Week of 5/11/15: Ace of Fire – 5 of Fire – Guardian of Fire

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, [...]