Rhythms of Life

Dancing Nature's Rhythms

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

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[…]

“We must not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” T.S.ELIOT

We are seekers by nature and we go forth onto the world, fueled by desire or reason, to search for that missing piece. But at the very last, we realize with a burst of insight that what we were seeking was ourselves, and we always had it with us. Only it was hidden beneath layers Read more about “We must not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” T.S.ELIOT[…]

Jewish High Holy days

The ten days from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur are the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days or Yamim Nora’im (“Days of Awe”). They correspond to the last ten days of the 40-day period Moses was on Mount Sinai receiving the second set of tablets. Heavenly books opened According to Jewish tradition, God inscribes each person’s fate for the Read more about Jewish High Holy days[…]

Grounding/ Earthing

https://www.healthline.com/health/grounding Grounding, also called earthing, is a therapeutic technique that involves doing activities that “ground” or electrically reconnect you to the earth.  This practice relies on earthing science and grounding physics to explain how electrical chargesTrusted Source from the earth can have positive effects on your body. This type of grounding therapy isn’t entirely the same as Read more about Grounding/ Earthing[…]

Chill air and hibiscus flowers

It’s early morning. The full moon beginning to wane. Peak summer energy dropping away. I love this garden, this little patch of paradise, with splashes of leftover flowers, pink, yellow, orange and white dapple the green foliage.I hear the wind and see it pushing through the high treesbut here on this sheltered terrace it barely Read more about Chill air and hibiscus flowers[…]