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Blessings of The Compost autumn darkness earth spirituality ritual seasonal living Nov 10, 2022

Here we explore a little play time with one of the Spirit's of the season: Compost.

Not a glamorous Ally, but an important one.

In the video below, I share a simple song and ritual for syncing up with the Spirit of Autumn, Compost, and Letting Go.

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My Time Shifting Secret autumn earth spirituality fifth season seasonal living summer time Aug 21, 2022

For the last 10 years I've been nurturing a habit that has slowly, subtly, but profoundly changed my relationship with time.

It's a simple habit--but not necessarily easy!  Mostly because it goes against the grain of dominant culture.

I want to share it with you because habits like...

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This Was One Of My Biggest Disappointments 😓 divine feminine earth spirituality intuition priestess roman catholic women priests Jul 14, 2022

The Priestess saga continues in the video below. I share about two pivotal insights I had in the last year, with help from both human and spirit-world mentors.

What I got from these moments wasn't exactly good news to my ears. 

In fact, these were moments of realizing that in order to move...

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Community Supported Spiritual Care earth earth spirituality interspirituality priestess ritual seasonal living Jun 30, 2022

(TL;DR: Tacoma-ish folks and friends of The Sanctuary/my work: want to be a part of a small attempt at an 'island of sanity' on the sinking ship of modernity? I'm seeking 15-25 patrons/partners for a not-church church-ish community spiritual care offer of seasonal land/body-based group...

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A Simple Solstice Ritual earth spirituality energy medicine ritual solstice Jun 16, 2022

The last two weeks I was traveling with family in England and Ireland. We visited several sacred sites of the ancients, and one thing that really stood out for me was how deeply linked to the physical world all of ancient life was.

I felt reminded that elemental magic and ancestral presence was...

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Do Something That Turns You On, And Other May Day Observations beltane christianity earth spirituality goddess mary pagan holidays Apr 28, 2022

Were you a Catholic school kid?

It’s only been more recently that I’ve reflected back on my childhood spent in Catholic school and am marveling at the thinly veiled Goddess worship hiding in plain site.

May Day is a perfect example, maybe the most obvious.

Remember this? The long...

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Your New Moon Oracle: When There's No Escaping... darkness earth spirituality fire intuition new moon oracle Sep 16, 2020

Blessings of the Dark September Moon~

Each New Moon I am asking my guides for an image and a message to share with you all, my community. I pray this finds you defiantly thriving in your own creative, spirit-led way, and that these words and image offer a small anchor of clarity, strength, and...

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On Silent Wings: A Solstice Oracle and Ritual for Families altar dreams earth earth spirituality family spirituality solstice winter Dec 16, 2019

On the night of the last full moon, I dreamed I walked into my childhood bedroom and found a wounded owl on the ground. They had dark brown or black feathers, and stared at me with enormous intelligent eyes. They quickly scooted to hide out of the way under my bunkbed. I woke up feeling...

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A Solstice Oracle In Three Words earth spirituality solstice spirituality Jun 18, 2019

Friends~

I am sitting today musing and meditating in preparation for the Solstice retreat I will be facilitating this weekend as the closing gathering of this spring’s Moon Circle. A group of eight women and I (see photos below from our last circle!) have journeyed together over the...

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Doubt. #blacklivesmatter abundance ancestors celtic holidays celtic spirituality divine feminine doubt earth spirituality faith ground lughnasa pagan holidays paul tillich Aug 24, 2018

“Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.”  Paul Tillich (1)

I have entered a season of doubt.  It happens sometimes.  To me, doubt feels like a nagging rasp in my throat, or like wearing a windbreaker that’s a little damp and not quite...

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Jesus Didn't Die For My Sins ancestors christian christianity earth spirituality easter full moon interspirituality jesus roman catholic women priests spirituality theology Mar 30, 2018

Today the moon has ripened into fullness.  It's the second day of Passover, and what my spiritual tradition of origin calls Holy Saturday.  I write to you from a small retreat center in Lacey where my faith community sets up camp from Wednesday of Holy Week until Easter Sunday for the...

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You Made It! And Other New Year Non-Resolutions divine feminine earth spirituality full moon healing new year solstice Jan 04, 2018

Each of you is perfect the way you are ... and you can use a little improvement. ― Shunryu Suzuki
 
Your problem is you're afraid to acknowledge your own beauty. You're too busy holding on to your own unworthiness. You'd rather be a schnook sitting before some great man. That fits...

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