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Soul Path Practices Week of Oct. 15: Magician – 7 of Fire – Explorer of Fire

When not observing the Solstice seasons or special lunar happenings, I pull Tarot cards weekly to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of this blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, if you like, share your reflections in the comments.  [...]

Soul Path Practices Week of October 1: Death – 7 of Earth – Explorer of Fire

When not observing the Solstice seasons or special lunar happenings, I pull Tarot cards weekly to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of this blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, if you like, share your reflections in the comments.  [...]

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 [...]

Threshold of the Dark Mini-Retreat

Each season offers different gifts and challenges, flows with its own rhythm and mystery.  When we tune our awareness to the offerings and energy of the season, we can better receive its wisdom and be supported in our spiritual devotions, divinatory seeking, and/or creative vocations. The turning from October to November is a threshold time [...]

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 [...]