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Pilgrimage Report in Poetry and Prose

The Summer Solstice-hinged e-retreat Walking the Ways of the Summer Light just concluded. This offering is a poetic report from a few moments of my Pilgrimage trip to Acadia National Park.    Love, the shaper, makes her a light fish with dark eyes swimming green, this passage skims skin from her cheeks. What she wanted [...]

Pilgrimage Week 4: Return

This is the fourth and final post on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The pilgrimage posts began with Departure from the Threshold , continued with Journey, and reached The Center last week.  The final practice of pilgrimage calls you to wait for a while in the place where you [...]

Pilgrimage Week 2: Journey

This is the second of four weeks of posts on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The pilgrimage posts began last week with Departure from the Threshold.  On a pilgrimage, we seek the Center, but it is the journey that shapes up. Rachel Pollack’s Six of Trees from [...]

Fire Wisdom Wander 2016

This is the fourth Wisdom Wander of the Walking the Ways of the Summer Light series. The focus is on the element of Water.  This Fire Wisdom Wander would be especially appropriate to do on the Solstice, June 20th. This moonth’s e-reading, Dance with the Sun, is also a good resource for finding the illumination [...]

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 [...]