Sep 192016
 
Persephone Descending: Letters to the Dead

In March, before the Equinox, and as the moon opened to fullness, I had an experience that is basically inexpressible because of its power and because of its commonness. I sensed the moment the seasons shifted as the moon rose over a river filling with spring’s ice floes. To convey a glimpse into the mystery […]

Jul 182016
 
Pilgrimage Week 4: Return

This is the fourth and final post on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The pilgrimage posts began with Departure from the Threshold , continued with Journey, and reached The Center last week.  The final practice of pilgrimage calls you to wait for a while in the place where you […]

Jul 112016
 
Pilgrimage Week 3: The Center

This is the third of four weeks of posts on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The pilgrimage posts began with Departure from the Threshold and continued with Journey. Pilgrimage is a spiral practice. Within pilgrimage’s ample container are many practices and rituals that circle together to form the […]

Jul 062016
 
Pilgrimage Week 2: Journey

This is the second of four weeks of posts on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The pilgrimage posts began last week with Departure from the Threshold.  On a pilgrimage, we seek the Center, but it is the journey that shapes up. Rachel Pollack’s Six of Trees from […]

Jun 272016
 
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 […]

Nov 232015
 
Waiting with the Dark Week 1: Gratitude

This is the first week of a the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. This week’s theme and practices around Gratitude also lend themselves well to marking the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving. The ritual continues next week with the theme of Opening to the Ancestors.  […]

Oct 192015
 
Soul Practices for the Week of 10/19/15: Ace of Water - 8 of Fire - Explorer of Earth

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, […]

Oct 052015
 
Soul Practices for Week of 10/5/15: Moon - 6 of Earth - Explorer of Earth

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, […]

Sep 212015
 
Soul Practices for Week of 9/21/15: Strength - 6 of Fire - Guardian of Earth

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, […]

Sep 142015
 
Soul Practices for Week of 9/14/15: Gardener -

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, […]