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Persephone Descending Series 2018

The seasonal shift from summer to fall is a potent time of year for remembering our beloved dead. In October the growth of the natural world recedes and absence becomes a presence. The first days of November bring Mexican Day of the Dead traditions, Catholic masses for All Saints and Soul Days, and secular commemorations [...]

New Moon ~ Rosh Hashanah E-news for the Week of September 10th

In honor of the convergence of the new moon and Rosh Hashanah, I have a unique e-news which brings together Moses, the Patriarch, and Persephone, the Goddess. The pomegranate connects them. You can read it all in the news archive. If you are not yet on the list to receive these missives in a timely [...]

Summer Solstice Meditations: Gratitude, Joy, Illumination, and Evil

Gratitude, joy, and connection are the qualities to cultivate during the Summer Solstice’s height of light. Both the Sioux elder and the scientist agree. Okute of the Teton Sioux is remembered as saying: All living creatures and all plants derive their life from the sun. If it were not for the sun, there would be [...]

Wisdom Wanders

The freedom in walking lies not in being anyone; for the walking body has no history;  it is just an eddy in the stream of immemorial time. Frederic Gros Wisdom Wanders support you to attune to elemental wisdom and within the context  of the Walking the Ways of the Summer Light seasonal retreat support you to [...]

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 [...]