Rhythms of Life

Dancing Nature's Rhythms

February/March Moon gardening

Aquarius lunation – Water bearer – purifying & nourishing the earth 11th feb – 12th march.  Equivalent to 3.30 – 5.30am. Stirrings. Birds singing & nesting  Dreams turning into plans. Roots pushing down  establish foundations  Prepare the ground. First week. Friday 12th – Friday 19th.   New moon – waxing crescent Equiv to midnight to 6am      Read more about February/March Moon gardening[…]

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

February

Love is in the air. February comes from the word februum (purification) and februa, the rites or instruments used for purification. Waking up, Coming out of hibernation, Dreamtime. Break seed shell Imbolc in the belly. St Brigid’s day. CandlemasLove valentines. Pancake day  Lent Spring clean  Seed Roots – believe  The poet Teba on a horse Read more about February[…]

Winter to Spring

Michael hetherington liver and gall bladder meridians connected with smooth flow of energy around the body and detoxifying. Yoga opening the side body and shoulders, pummelling and qigong. Spring is that time of year when new energy, new life and new dreams blossom. As we move out of the colder and more introverted months of Read more about Winter to Spring[…]

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[…]

February Full Moon

Full Snow Moon – February The Farmer’s Almanac tells us that February’s full moon is known as the Snow Moonamongst the Native Americans – Since the heaviest snow usually falls during this month, native tribes of the north and east most often called February’s full Moon the Full Snow Moon. Some tribes also referred to this Moon as Read more about February Full Moon[…]