Waiting with the Dark Week 3: Dark Power

This is the third week of the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. A candle wheel ritual and play with cards are suggested as centering practices, but each person decides what supports them best to travel the dark and light. You can join in at any time [...] Learn more →

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. [...] Learn more →

Waiting with the Dark Week 1: Gratitude

This is the first week of the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. This week we prepare to spend time in the dark of the year and gather materials for our candle wheels; one less candle will be lit each week as we move toward embracing the gifts [...] Learn more →

Waiting with the Dark Gratitude—and Lament—Diary

11/14/20 – Earth It’s the first gratitude day of Waiting with the Dark when we are inspired by the element of earth to appreciate all things physical, natural, solid. Instead of sitting in meditation, I go for a gratitude walk, doing the circuit I did all spring when we were under stay at home orders.  [...] Learn more →

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