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What is Ritual?

“It is from the primal world that living faith arises.”     ~Larry Harvey   What is Ritual? It’s a simple word—yet many of us struggle to define it, feeling uncertain or even argumentative about how it should be defined. Some people use the word confidently and easily, while others feel uncomfortable and even threatened […]

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Summer Solstice: Celebrating the Night

The summer solstice—the longest day and shortest night of the year—marks the beginning of summer and the full blossoming of bountiful energy and abundance. This season is often understood as a time of masculine energy–shining forth and projecting brilliance, youthful vigor, green growing gardens, and abundant light, heat, and activity. Yet it is important to […]

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Guardians of the Serpent

The portal is open We stand at the threshold Receiving the truths that live beyond. ~ We sing to all beings passing through The hidden questions of human hearts So that Shadows and Light are known. ~ Watchful kindness and loving patience We open to pain in order to heal We remember the teachings and we forgive. ~ Our work […]

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New Skin

It’s summer at last, and the sunshine invites us all to spend more time outdoors. This is a time for discovering the beautiful lands in which we live and for deepening our connection to Nature’ cycles, taking place around us and INSIDE us all the time. You may even be feeling a new lightness, a fresh […]

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Serpent Medicine: Sacred Opposites

Healer and dealer of death. Guide in transformation and symbol of the eternal cycles of life.  Temptation and enlightnement. Stillness and mobility. It’s easy to become confused by the many and sometimes conflicting aspects of serpent symbolism. While some see these complex meanings as lack of clarity or mixed messaging, there is a way to dream […]

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The Love of Lady D

There once was a beautiful beloved snake called Devaksha. We all lovingly refer to her as Lady D. Shiva is an amorous, adventurous snake. In the heat of the summer of 2015 they came together in sacred union. The fruit of their intertwining hatched on October 27th 2015. Eight lovely, wiggly cute perfect little baby […]

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