Rhythms of Life

Dancing Nature's Rhythms

Sagittarius Flower Moon

“Come to the edge,” he said.“We can’t, we’re afraid!” they responded.“Come to the edge,” he said.“We can’t, We will fall!” they responded.“Come to the edge,” he said.And so they came.And he pushed them.And they flew.” ― by Christopher Logue and dedicated to Guillaume Apollinaire, originally titled Apollinaire said.

Gemini season May 21 – June 21st

In the transition from Spring to Summer, Gemini marks the end of a season. It’s the distillation and assimilation of the lessons we experienced from  First Aries (the spark and ushering in something new)  and Then Taurus (committing to, valuing, and sustaining it).  Mutable signs mark the end of a season, they help us harvest what we Read more about Gemini season May 21 – June 21st[…]

Early Summer

From Beltane 1st May, or shortly after as the heat waves catch up with the increased light waves (14th May), until Lammas 1st August, we move into early summer. ”In the western world, we are familiar with the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter. However, in the Taoist understanding of time and change Read more about Early Summer[…]

A GOLDEN COMPASS

Forget every idea of right and wrong any classroom ever taught youBecause an empty heart, a tormented mind, unkindness, jealousy and fearAre always the testimony you have been completely fooled!Turn your back on those who would imprison your wondrous spiritWith deceit and lies.Come, join the honest company of the King’s beggars –Those gamblers, scoundrels and Read more about A GOLDEN COMPASS[…]

The best season

Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn,a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter.If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things,this is the best season of your life. by Wu Men Hui-k’aiEnglish version by Stephen Mitchell Flowing in and out of all the cycles of the life. Our breath, the circadian daily rhythmn , Read more about The best season[…]

For Calling the Spirit Back from Wandering the Earth in Its Human Feet

Joy Harjo Put down that bag of potato chips, that white bread, that bottle of pop. Turn off that cellphone, computer, and remote control. Open the door, then close it behind you. Take a breath offered by friendly winds. They travel the earth gathering essences of plants to clean. Give it back with gratitude. If Read more about For Calling the Spirit Back from Wandering the Earth in Its Human Feet[…]

Moon phases

Watch the animation below to see how the phases of the Moon work during a complete lunar cycle. https://www.rmg.co.uk/discover/explore/names-full-moons-throughout-year How many phases of the Moon are there? In between these, the Moon goes through multiple stages of partial illumination during its different phases. These are the banana-shaped crescent Moon, the D-shaped quarter Moon and the almost complete gibbous Moon. Read more about Moon phases[…]

The Natural Flow of Life

In the Complete book of Oriental Yoga Hatha and Taoist Yoga for the Seasons By Michael Hetherington says,“ There is no doubt that energy moves through us differently according to the time of day, the climatic conditions, the attitudes we harbor and the cycles of the moon, just to name a few. With the natural Read more about The Natural Flow of Life[…]

Beltane or Calan Mai Union of the Divine Goddess and the Green Man

Calan Mai “Calend (first day) of May”) or Calan Haf  “Calend of Summer”) is a May Day holiday of Wales held on 1 May. Celebrations start on the evening before, known as May Eve, with bonfires; as with Calan Gaeaf or November 1, the night before (Welsh: Nos Galan Haf) is considered an Ysbrydnos or “spirit night” when spirits are out and about divination is possible. The tradition of lighting bonfires celebrating Read more about Beltane or Calan Mai Union of the Divine Goddess and the Green Man[…]

Full Pink Moon in Scorpio

The culmination of the 6 months from the Scorpio new moon in November – the two magical times of samhain and beltane. A sacred pause in the cocoon as the caterpillar transforms into the butterfly Pink Moon – April  Here is Moon Circle’s 3 minute Taurus Scorpio Full Moon Ritual by Dana Gerhardt and “April’s Full Pink Moon” Read more about Full Pink Moon in Scorpio[…]