Living with the Seasons

Finding your summer pace for sanity’s sake

I can’t begin this without sharing what feels most true for me right now… I’m tired. The kind of tired that has me getting out of bed a few hours later than usual and yearning for a midday siesta that involves homemade strawberry basil lemonade, a hammock, and two...

Live To Be An Elder, Not Just An Older

My hope is to one day be an elder, not just an older. During my conventional school years, I prided myself on being able to find the right answer in a moment’s notice. All it took was an easy internet search or quick purchase of a bright yellow spark notes booklet...

Reconnecting To Water

Water is sacred. You probably know this already. Afterall, 75% of your body is made up of water. You know what else? Trees are made up of 75% water too. Water is in your blood, your brain cells, your saliva and your tears. You were created and birthed in an amniotic...

The Sovereign Honeybee Queen

“Bees and flowers….you can’t invite one in without the other.” A knowing shiver ran down my spine as I heard those words uttered. I felt my lips mouth a knowing yes as I listened to the radiant shamanic bee priestess speak these words of truth. For a few months now,...

Creative Rituals to Honor Spring in your Hearth & Heart

Once again, the sun is telling us we are in a time of transition. A transition from the quiet reflective winter into the quickening energy of spring. The soil is warming, new shoots are bursting through and buds are starting to bloom. This past Monday (the 20th of...

What The Season of Midwinter Can Teach Us About Uncertainty and Despair

Most of my life, I’ve had an aversion to Februaries. It was a bitter joke in my family that we couldn’t be responsible for who we’d become during that dark, cold month because it was always sad and a little bit ugly. The novelty of the winter holidays had worn off and...

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