The Lost Names of God: A Solstice Reflection

The Lost Names of God: A Solstice Reflection

What do you do when you lose something? You ponder its whereabouts, and then go out to look for it, and sometimes you end up recovering that which was lost in places that surprise you. We have lost the knowing that the earth is sacred, that we are surrounded by hallowed presences who bear witness to our lives, as well as express their own inherent divine qualities. Seek through the practice of ceremony. Find a recovered and reconnected way of understanding that the holy is Here. And hope beyond hope, may your ceremonial search yield the surprise of the divine ground of being that is within your particular place.

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Summer Rewilding Retreat: Scraping the Ground for the Grief Seeds

Summer Rewilding Retreat: Scraping the Ground for the Grief Seeds

My Rewilding Year continues and comes to completion with time spent within the associated energies between the Summer season, Southern direction, and Earthen element. Combined, this wisdom resides in the bioregion of the farm, the garden, the field. Read on to learn along with me what I recovered when I spent time with Dr. Randy and Edith Woodley at Eloheh Farm in the Willamette Valley in Newberg, Oregon.

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Being Rooted: Where Hope Turns Into Knowledge

Being Rooted: Where Hope Turns Into Knowledge

I believe that much of hope is rooted in an intrinsic understanding that, “We are, where we are.”  “I am where I am.”  Simple sounding, yes, but this is really quite profound and lays the foundational groundwork for a rewilding vision of re-membering our hope, our selves, back into the deep and wise mysteries that are made evident through the cycles of our precious planet and our cosmic neighborhood. This kind of re-membering requires a connection with and within the natural world; to be exposed to, and experience, the integral ecology of which we are a part. 

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