Priestess of Ordinary Things
A Blog about Bodies, Earth, Ritual and Resilience for Changing Times
Autumn got real real this week in the PNW.
It now feels like midnight at 6pm.
The wind has caused power outages.
And our unusually late summer came abruptly to an end with the onset of (much needed) rain.
If you live in the northern hemisphere and are going through a seasonal shift in...
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.
As the leaves fall, kids return to school, and harvests are brought in, we will be spending time this month with my dear friend Grief.
I know it's not a very sexy topic, and often not a very welcomed houseguest.
But when left unattended in our individual and collective somas...
After brushing up on various skills and dynamics related to time this month, we'll conclude tomorrow with a short teaching and practice I call:
The Summer Slow Down
(no, it's not a dance move, tho it probably could be!)
We'll chat a little about the special transitionary season that we've just...
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...
Blessed Solstice Season to you!
In the Ayurvedic tradition, this time of year is governed by the fire element--which is no surprise, at least for us in the Northern Hemisphere!
What are the signs of our elemental ally, Fire?
Fire is the Energetic Spirit-Being of...
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