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

Welcome to Tending the Returning Light the second half of our Solstice-hinged ritual and retreat-in-everyday life. To join in the ritual, you may want to find a Solstice Seed of the New (don’t worry selecting this Seed any time after the Solstice). This is the final week of the ritual, but it opens the doorway [...]

Tending the Returning Light Week One: What Can Be Born of Our Broken Parts

Welcome to Tending the Returning Light, the second half of our Solstice-hinged ritual and retreat-in-everyday life. To join in the ritual, you may want to find a Solstice Seed of the New (don’t worry selecting this Seed any time after the Solstice is just fine and New Year’s Day is a great time for doing so). [...]

Waiting with the Dark Week 4: Release and Renew

This is the fourth week of a the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice – arriving on Friday! – as its hinge. Our work this week is prepare for the Solstice by making sure you have released what you do not want to bring into the next circuit of the solar year. [...]

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 [...]

Waiting with the Dark Week 2: Opening to the Ancestors

This is the second week of the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. You are invited to join the e-retreat in progress for support in tending the season with daily emails and weekly virtual circles. The cry of the geese as they migrate leaves a melancholy echo. [...]