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British Isles

British Isles

My recent trip to England was threefold. I went in part to study within what has been described as a “small European folk tradition” with its roots primarily in the British Isles, Greece, and Lithuania. The teachings I received had to do with connecting to one's...

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Bee Goddesses of the Ancient World

Bee Goddesses of the Ancient World

 Who Were the Bee Goddesses and Bee Priestesses of the Ancient World? Time and again we see priestesses and goddesses of the ancient world referred to as 'bee priestesses' and 'Bee Goddesses'. Many goddesses of old have their names and titles in someway mythologically...

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Sacred Circles

Sacred Circles

Sacred Drumming Circle ~ Crete, Greece Photo credit lower right: Antonis Kelaidis As I was preparing to facilitate a new moon Sacred Drumming circle recently I was reflecting on how the simple act of sitting on the floor together within a supportive circle women, with...

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Scattering the Ashes of My Teacher

Scattering the Ashes of My Teacher

In June of 2017 I had the honor of bringing my late teacher and mentor Layne Redmond's ashes with me on pilgrimage to Greece and Crete. The picture above left was a candid photo that a friend that was on the trip with me took not realizing at the moment what I was...

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Cleopatra Hive Survives!

Cleopatra Hive Survives!

I went to check in on our honeybees recently to see how they made it through the climate catastrophe that filled this valley with smoke from surrounding forest fires for over a month this summer. As I approached the hive I could see hundreds of golden, shimmering...

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Creative Engagement

Creative Engagement

I believe individual and collective creativity holds the key to creating a more naturally fulfilling life and for finding novel solutions to personal and global challenges. The frustration and underlying dissatisfaction many feel as a result of either disengaging or...

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Fire and Nectar

Fire and Nectar

The sky here has been ashen brown for weeks on end now. The blue sky is hiding but we imagine it's still out there somewhere stretching infinitely in all directions. The fires have been raging like never before across these lands. The fires surround our town, though...

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Diversity and the Divine Feminine

Diversity and the Divine Feminine

In ancient culture, women were synchronized to the rhythms of the moon and to each other. In this modern era, it can be so helpful for women to be reminded of our connection to the larger cosmological cycles, the ancestors, as well as the feminine lineage of women...

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On Creating Connection and Community

On Creating Connection and Community

Photo @ Natasha Neece Who else is feeling the pull for deeper heart connection and community? One of the most powerful ways to be in community is to create simple rituals, most especially on days that are not already celebrated on the Gregorian calendar. Countless...

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