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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 [...]

Fire Wisdom Wander 2015 – Report from the Wander

This is the third Wisdom Wander of the 2015 Walking the Ways of the Summer Light series. The focus is on the element of Fire. The purpose is to commune with the element and gather questions (rather than answers). At Solstice-tide a question will be selected to answer on a Pilgrimage.  When I started the [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesdays: Dream of Fire

  In the first times, Fire had a dream, but when the night came it faded.  Without form for his dream, fire pouted.  He sunk down to lowest spark, and there felt the tug of Earth:  the older sister, silent and unmoving. Fire hadn’t paid much attention to Earth before.  Always sweeping off to the [...]

Wild Wisdom on Wednesday: Gate of Fire

  In our cities, in our towns, on our farms, fire is destruction of what we have worked to create.  There is no safe space in which its power can flow.  In the wild, fire is a gateway to creation.  Forest fire sweeps through destroying dead wood, releasing seeds, opening up a pathway of fresh [...]