In this mid-winter moment, I’m reflecting on the ancient feast of Imbulc. Meaning ‘in the belly’, it is a celebration of the pregnant moment of promise, the coming of new life and the return to the light. It is the the turning of the season toward spring, as yet unmanifest and unborn. In the natural …

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Beginning Again

It has been quite a year! In my life, that hasn’t taken the shape of a lot of exterior changes, but an onslaught of internal shifts ushered in by health challenges –  lessons like patience, perseverance and humility have been my focus of ‘ wisdom study’.  The kind of shifts that tend to presage exterior …

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Spring Renewal

This weekend is a confluence of Holy Holidays, the time of renewal and rising. The word Easter comes from the German ‘Eostre’, the ancient goddess of spring, fertility and beginnings, the freshness and possibility of the new season. Nature tells this story every year, blossoming in all her verdant glory. In this season of resurrection, …

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