Dante – The way forward is to take heart

To have courage To get started To be reasonable about what you do first. And have faith that things can improve The path that opens up might be difficult, it might not be what you wanted it certainly isn’t as direct as we expected. But if you want to make a good understanding of what’s Read more about Dante – The way forward is to take heart[…]

The still small voice of calm

The Brewing of Somaby John Greenleaf Whittier This poem is the source of the hymn “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind“. “These libations mixed with milk have been prepared for Indra: offer Soma to the drinker of Soma.”–Vashista, translated by MAX MULLER. The fagots blazed, the caldron’s smokeUp through the green wood curled;“Bring honey from the Read more about The still small voice of calm[…]

Mountains and Rivers

The global Pachamama Alliance community online ceremony to welcome in a new possibility for you, your family, your community, and the world.  Our Indigenous elders remind us that with 2020 having been a year of great challenge for the human family, we have an opportunity to come together and take a moment to reflect, bless Read more about Mountains and Rivers[…]

Cast all your votes for dancing – Hafiz

I know the voice of depression Still calls to you. I know those habits that can ruin your life Still send their invitations. But you are with the Friend now And look so much stronger. You can stay that way And even bloom! Keep squeezing drops of the Sun From your prayers and work and Read more about Cast all your votes for dancing – Hafiz[…]

Inner Winter

And most of all, in my inner winter, I learned how to walk away, even in the most exquisite or painful creative moment. This space – even if it was only an hour lying in the dark – always allowed for a new way of inspiration and renewal to carry me. ⁠ Writing our first book, Read more about Inner Winter[…]

January

Stirrings. January takes its name from Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings. Winter light. Naked trees and Moons. Dark skies and stars. Quieten, draw in, Ice and snow swirl and whirlbreathe slow. Settle. Cwtch in.blankets and candles.journals and books.lamplight and shadows.Fire Drop. the seeds are held deep in the earthRest in mystery. place of all Read more about January[…]