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 [...] Learn more →

Pilgrimage Week 1: Departure from the Threshold

This is the first of four weeks of posts on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The ritual began with four weeks of elemental Wisdom Wanders before the Solstice. You don’t have to have done the Wisdom Wanders to join in on the sacred travel at the center [...] Learn more →

Balance at the Threshold Reading

Recently, I stood on the dike along 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 surface water. Then whole islands of white snow took their place and set a new pace floating toward the sea. Finally and [...] Learn more →

Fire Wisdom Wander 2015 – Report from the Wander

This is the four Wisdom Wander of the 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 Wisdom Wanders [...] Learn more →

Water 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 Water. 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.  As water moves if not [...] Learn more →

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