Rhythms of Life

Dancing Nature's Rhythms

May

1st Calan Mai Beltane – fire festival celebrating the coming of summer and the fertility of the coming year. 6th Lì xià – Chinese start of summer 8th The word of God Layla al Qadr, the giving of the Quran 13th End of Ramadan 17th Shavuot, the giving of the torah 9th Rogation Sunday asking Read more about May[…]

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[…]

Lessons

Kae Tempest https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/1R6KtyjmWoDqBRiJ6 I see the truthEven hereIn the lies of the cityIt comes for meWith its hands outWhen I can handle it the leastWhen the madness has consumed meAnd I’ve mistaken it for my natureAnd I have given myself over to the things that leave me weakEach day I wake with the furyTo change Read more about Lessons[…]