Tag Archives: Transition

Planting My Tree of Life: A Story of Completion

Several weeks ago Kristen Roderick, who you may know from her phenomenal Facebook page, The spirit that moves me, invited me to contribute a guest post on her beautiful new blog for a series entitled “Liminal Spaces: Women’s Stories of Transition.” Today, I am honored to share my own tender, personal story of transition with you, which I’m calling “Planting My […]

Mourning the Loss of the Year

This devastatingly, heart-achingly beautiful song strikes a profound, resonant chord with me in this moment. In the Northern Hemisphere, as the darkness takes over and the light retreats, as winter weather arrives, as plants die off from cold or are harvested, as many animals find the same fate, we find ourselves in close communion with death. […]

The Magic Circle by John William Waterhouse

The veil thins… darkness creeping in…

The veil thins… darkness creeping in. Hush. Listen. Time to sweep the space, light a candle, stoke a fire, call a circle, fill your cauldron. Let it boil down until all that remains is the thick, savory syrup of your essential self. Drink deeply. Every last drop. Hush. Listen. Listen for the messages from the […]

Midsummer Love!

Today, in the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve reached the point at which the Sun is the furthest North it will travel in our sky. After another day or so of apparent stillness (the word Solstice means still sun), and then we will observe it traveling further and further south until we reach Midwinter, and come back […]