+ SOLSTICE + SUN into CANCER + strawberry FULL MOON in Capricorn~

+ SOLSTICE + SUN into CANCER + strawberry FULL MOON in Capricorn~

when we take time to honor these Earth holy days we attune to the energies of our Earth and come in sync with the larger rhythms and cycles we are a part of...
Summer Solstice Rituals, Ideas and Significance~

Summer Solstice Rituals, Ideas and Significance~

For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere of our beautiful planet, we are reaching Midsummer, the peak celebration of the Summertime...
Winter Solstice: Ritual, Ideas & Celebrations~

Winter Solstice: Ritual, Ideas & Celebrations~

Like our ancestors have done from the beginning of time, we honor the cycles and the seasons that remind us of the ever-changing flow of life that we are a part of. Ritual acts give life meaning...
We are children of the Earth~

We are children of the Earth~

"Ancient, forgotten things stir within our hearts, memories from the time before the mind was born. Within us are the depths that keep watch..."
Recognize that Spirit is coming through~

Recognize that Spirit is coming through~

"Blessing is the act of recognizing that Spirit is coming through what we are witnessing or experiencing. It is recognizing and acknowledging the grand flow of Beingness that is present...
Shake things up, be free~

Shake things up, be free~

"Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn't what you get for it, but what you become for it...
Let's synchronize with each other~

Let’s synchronize with each other~

"Entrainment is the tendency for two oscillating bodies to lock into phase' or synchronize with each other when exposed to each other long enough. Entrainment is actually an aspect of resonance...
This universe is a shared dream~

This universe is a shared dream~

"This universe is a mass shared dream that all six-and-a-half billion of us are collaboratively dreaming up into materialization. When we realize this, we can put our lucidity together so that we can co-creatively dream a much more grace-filled universe into incarnation...
Be a free spirit~

Be a free spirit~

"We dance to shed skins, tear off masks, crack molds, and experience the breakdown the shattering of borders between body, heart and mind, between genders and generations, between nations and nomads...
Acts of love are never lost~

Acts of love are never lost~

"Good deeds, kindness, forgiveness, tolerance, acts of love, none of these are ever lost, and some day they will return to us...
Truth is ever being transmitted~

Truth is ever being transmitted~

"In every moment the Great Spirit communicates to all creatures everything they need to know. Through ten thousand billion agents---angel, elemental, animal, vegetable and mineral--- through the vast and subtle network...
You have a power~

You have a power~

"You have a power that has nothing to do with what you do or what you say or who you know or what you know or where you are or what you look like or your skills or your talents or what you have. It is the power of your presence...
There is no other voice like yours~

There is no other voice like yours~

“Every person, every soul must know that there is no other voice like his. And if that particularity of its own voice, which each soul has, is lost, then nothing is left with it. Besides this, every person is an instrument in this orchestra which is the whole universe, and...
We are energy.

We are energy.

"We are energy. Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it just changes form. Einstein realized that. When seen out of context, a cloud in thy sky could just as easily be a wave in the sand. Perceptual experience is choice...
All of nature is a friend and relative~

All of nature is a friend and relative~

"Indigenous wisdom is based on the experiential understanding of an inherent integrity to creation, and the human is part of that natural unity..."
What matters is the level of participation~

What matters is the level of participation~

"This work of connecting our light to the world does not need to be done through a mass movement, or by millions of people. The real work is always done by a small number of individuals....
The fulfillment of your own unique life...

The fulfillment of your own unique life…

"What is unknown is the fulfillment of your own unique life, the likes of which has never existed on earth. And you are the only one who can do it...
Wisdom
Living systems adapt by transforming themselves~

Living systems adapt by transforming themselves~

"Living systems adapt by transforming themselves, and thus does learning happen. Real learning is not something added, it is a reorganization of the system...
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There is medicine in the grief~

There is medicine in the grief~

"When things break or die, especially during times that feel potent, there is medicine in the grief and the many questions that follow...
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Feel the open door~

Feel the open door~

"Sense or feel the open door, the one that offers you ease, that welcomes you to a new homecoming...
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Believe this love still lives~

Believe this love still lives~

"From the moment it first laid eyes on you, this blessing loved you. This blessing knew you from the start...
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Raise a pledge of interdependence~

Raise a pledge of interdependence~

"What happens to nationalism, to political boundaries, when allegiance lies with winds and waters that know no boundaries, that cannot be bought or sold?
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The most alarming of all man's assaults upon the environment is the contamination of air, earth, rivers, and sea~

The most alarming of all man’s assaults upon the environment is the contamination of air, earth, rivers, and sea~

"As Albert Schweitzer has said, 'Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation...'
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Glimpse the shapeshifting that is evolution~

Glimpse the shapeshifting that is evolution~

"As I witness the unfoldment of the world before me, help me to consider everything at work. Broaden my vision by showing me the critical moving parts in this constellation of life...
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I am of you~

I am of you~

"Thank you for this day of spiritual grounding. Untie me from the pilgrim’s ship and place my feet on solid ground. Earth me in what I know to be true—all I have been taught that has served me well...
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We’re gonna need to stay focused~

We’re gonna need to stay focused~

"We’re gonna need to get organized, live beyond boundaries, soften our hearts, talk to each other. We’re gonna need to leave behind our baggage, relinquish our comfort, release our control, co-exist.
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Act for the well being of all life~

Act for the well being of all life~

"Could the next leap in evolution arise out of a shift in identification, in which we shed the story of battling for supremacy and move instead into playing our role as part of a larger team of life on Earth? ...
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Open to transformation~

Open to transformation~

"A shift of realms is taking place...Anything you have defined in a limited way is open to transformation...
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Celebrate the boundary where body meets infinity~

Celebrate the boundary where body meets infinity~

"Rivers of power flowing everywhere. Fields of magnetism relating everything. This is your origin. This is your lineage..."
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Step off the well-travelled thoroughfare~

Step off the well-travelled thoroughfare~

"Bless our paths as we leave a season of our lives behind and declare new footsteps, once again...
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Psychic side of life is emerging~

Psychic side of life is emerging~

"Entering Aquarius means placing a high priority on the thoughts you think and the messages you send. Vibes are becoming more contagious. Psychic side of life is emerging from its hidden position into plain view...
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Greet the dawn~

Greet the dawn~

"All we need is the morning. As long as there is sunrise, then there is the possibility that we can face all of our misfortunes, celebrate all our blessings, and live all our endeavors as human beings...
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Read the book of your life which has been given to you~

Read the book of your life which has been given to you~

Sometimes you hear a voice 'through the door calling you, as a fish out of water hears the waves...
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Return to the world~

Return to the world~

"Return to the world means return to the real world. Return to the world of the body, the senses, the world of Nature...
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Pay attention~

Pay attention~

"Eternal One is continuously sending emissaries. They are comprised exclusively of the wise silence, the universal beauty. It is your choice whether or not to follow their energetic promptings...
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Remove the buffers of perception~

Remove the buffers of perception~

"Dreams might be the trail of our unconscious connection to all beings- past, present, and even to those not yet born...
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Cultivate devotion daily~

Cultivate devotion daily~

"Remembering to respect even in the face of disrespect, until respect becomes all we offer everyone, every time, everywhere...
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A new way of living wants to take root~

A new way of living wants to take root~

"Relax and lift your gaze. See what steps in to stand with you in this life meadow, your field of experience...
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Reach for thoughts that put you more in the receiving mode~

Reach for thoughts that put you more in the receiving mode~

"Just remember that anytime you have a negative emotion, you are, in that moment not letting it in. You are not in the receiving mode...
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Watch the dance of the psyche~

Watch the dance of the psyche~

"Because there is no part of you that you're not willing to see, the mind is no longer divided into the conscious and subconscious...
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Open your whole self~

Open your whole self~

"Open your whole self to sky, to earth, to sun, to moon, to one whole voice that is you. And know there is more that you can’t see, can’t hear...
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Know the hidden and forgotten Mother~

Know the hidden and forgotten Mother~

“What a recovery of the wisdom of the Mother brings to all of us is the knowledge of inseparable connection with the entire creation and the wise, active love that is born from that knowledge...
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Identify as a Soul having a human experience~

Identify as a Soul having a human experience~

"All Souls have their own unique intentions, and our spiritual task as humans is to remember, to surrender, and to serve our Souls’ missions, which come always from this place of Love...
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There are many small shifts~

There are many small shifts~

"The transformation process is not an all-at once thing that blows you out of the water. There are many small shifts, and each one takes some getting used to...
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Silence bears the wholeness we keep looking for~

Silence bears the wholeness we keep looking for~

"It is around us and within us. It goes to the deepest depths of the soul into the outermost reaches of the cosmos and continually unites the two at the centering place of a heart."
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Self-compassion is a series of choices~

Self-compassion is a series of choices~

"Ultimately, self-compassion is a series of choices, a moment by moment conscious turning away from that which will harm your spirit toward that which will nourish and sustain you....
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The need to express who we are is archetypal~

The need to express who we are is archetypal~

"expressing who we are is less about describing ourselves than it is about letting who we are out in a regular rhythm that is an imperative as breathing...
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Embrace yourself~

Embrace yourself~

"Embrace yourself, in these times, and acknowledge yourself for the extraordinary progress you are making, as a soul, in every waking moment...
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Hear the teachings pulsing within~

Hear the teachings pulsing within~

"I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I'm beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me..."
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Positive emotions generate a coherent electromagnetic field~

Positive emotions generate a coherent electromagnetic field~

"Studies show that when we're thinking creatively, or when we are feeling peaceful, or when we're feeling love, those emotions generate a very coherent electromagnetic field.
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Spirit is all around~

Spirit is all around~

"All power is in my partnership with Spirit. I say to myself often and steadily. I say it until my heart sings with joy for the safety and personal power it means to me...
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Find your creative currency~

Find your creative currency~

"Your creative currency is the thing or things that feed your soul and make you feel tangibly alive. It is the channel in which your life is meant to flow.."
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See the unknown as a force that is beckoning~

See the unknown as a force that is beckoning~

"We all experience the new and the unknown, but few of us see the unknown as a force that is beckoning us. The unknown contains clues to another reality...
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Find the time to say it~

Find the time to say it~

"When you know there's something you have to say, find the time to say it. The time may be now, the time may be soon, the time may be when you decide it is, or when there's an opportunity...
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Fly in your dream~

Fly in your dream~

"Imagine water coming down a dry riverbed.... Imagine one thousand suns rising at the same time...
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May we shine~

May we shine~

"We call upon the spirit of evolution, the miraculous force that inspires rocks and dust to weave themselves into biology. You have stood by us for millions and billions of years — do not forsake us now...
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Music is a powerful tool for transformation~

Music is a powerful tool for transformation~

"Think back to a time in your life when you heard music that was so powerful and beautiful you were carried away in ecstasy. The angels were there, touching the strings of your heart and spontaneously opening a channel...
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Everything passes, everything changes~

Everything passes, everything changes~

"Shut softly your watery eyes... The pangs of your sadness shall pass as your senses will rise..."
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The pendulum always swings~

The pendulum always swings~

"There is no suppression without eventual uprising. Public silence unleashes individual voices. Where there is death, there must be life. Remind me...
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Recall the transformations you have known~

Recall the transformations you have known~

“See the gaps were you have bled and take the stitches from your closed wounds weaving them into a mantle that you wear for your morning and evening prayer..."
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Re-establish feminine-masculine alignment~

Re-establish feminine-masculine alignment~

"The secret to designing our lives from the creative center is to reestablish our connection not only to the feminine, but to the feminine-masculine alignment. We must recognize where we forgo the feminine and over-access the masculine mode of doing.... ...
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Enter the silence and know~

Enter the silence and know~

"To become like Bear and enter the safety of the womb-cave, we must attune ourselves to the energies of the Eternal Mother, and receive nourishment from the placenta of the Great Void..."
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Awaken~

Awaken~

"We are in the wake of a great shifting / awaken / you better free your mind before they illegalize thought / there’s a war going on / the first casualty was truth and it’s inside you / The...
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Unlearn the lies and become the real you~

Unlearn the lies and become the real you~

"It's time to come back from the world of illusion, the world of lies, and return to your own truth, to your own authenticity. It's time to unlearn the lies and become the real you...
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Honor your truth~

Honor your truth~

"No matter what path we choose to honor, there will always be conflict to negotiate. If we choose to avoid all conflict with others, we will eventually breed a poisonous conflict within ourselves..."
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Effort is its own reward~

Effort is its own reward~

"Effort is its own reward. We are here to do. And through doing to learn; and through learning to know; and through knowing to experience wonder; and through wonder to attain wisdom; and through wisdom to find simplicity..."
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The butterfly is the symbol of man's spiritual transformation~

The butterfly is the symbol of man’s spiritual transformation~

"When the moment comes and the butterfly takes flight, it suddenly sees the world from a completely different point of view, a view of vaster beauty and a much, much wider worldview..."
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You are a part of it~

You are a part of it~

"Beyond the cackling of the birds and all the fighting, and all the noise- What else is there? The oak tree's heart, which says: Glory is. Wholeness is. And unavoidably, my dear, you are part of it..."
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We are called in this life to attend a changing landscape~

We are called in this life to attend a changing landscape~

"We are called in this life to attend a changing landscape, both outwardly and inwardly. As emotional beasts, we often blind ourselves running cheetahlike into the thorns that sprout in our way...
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Create your world in love~

Create your world in love~

"Make a home for eternal spirit in your heart. Notice what thoughts create tension or anxiety and choose to release them...
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Remember who we once were and what we still can be~

Remember who we once were and what we still can be~

"Nothing is as important for the recovery of the feminine face of God as a rich and reverent understanding of the traditions of the world's First Peoples. In them is preserved our original human relationship with Mother Earth...
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Look for the gifts within your relationships~

Look for the gifts within your relationships~

"Discover the loom of reality that is intricately woven in relationship...Polarized positions actually work in cooperative alliance...
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To thine own self be true~

To thine own self be true~

"When you do not seek or need external approval, you are at your most powerful. Nobody can disempower you emotionally or psychologically. This spiritual security gave me a liberated feeling that was practically euphoric..."
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We are the hidden mainstream~

We are the hidden mainstream~

"When I look at the inspired, devoted, and brilliant people that work in so many ways to repair and nourish the world, in families, communities, and sustainable enterprises everywhere on Earth, I see the imaginal cells of our own transformation..."...
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Courage to hold each other to the ear of our heart~

Courage to hold each other to the ear of our heart~

"Somehow, through the practice of doing small things with great love, as Mother Teresa puts it, we learn how to be brave...
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The wisdom of timing attunes to the larger matrix~

The wisdom of timing attunes to the larger matrix~

"Attuning to this larger context requires a far-reaching perspective. This capacity grows with experience...
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We need the discipline of magic~

We need the discipline of magic~

"Magic might also be called the art of opening our awareness to the consciousness that surrounds us, the art of conversing in the deep language that nature speaks...
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Remembrance of the sacred is a key that can awaken our consciousness~

Remembrance of the sacred is a key that can awaken our consciousness~

"The 'sacred' is not something primarily religious or even spiritual. It is not a quality we need to learn or to develop. It belongs to the primary nature of all that is...
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Live the questions~

Live the questions~

"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue...
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Respond to the subtle logos of the land~

Respond to the subtle logos of the land~

"Transfixed by our technologies, we short-circuit the sensorial reciprocity between our breathing bodies and the bodily terrain..."
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Now-ness is the path and the destination~

Now-ness is the path and the destination~

"When you learn to be with now-ness, guidance becomes an 'And now' experience, rather than 'What next?'
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Develop the connection~

Develop the connection~

"The more we learn to enter into sacred partnership---with our spirit guides and with All Our Relations---the more we help ease the evolution of our world and develop the connection of Spirit within each of us...
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A balancing must take place~

A balancing must take place~

"A balancing must take place in which the feminine and masculine energies within each of us, as within all things, can harmonize....
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Cultivate a quality of grace~

Cultivate a quality of grace~

"Cultivate a quality of grace in your relationships and in your general way of being. In this way you gain a power greater than any other to open a way through obstructions in your dealings with others..."
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Nurture yourself~

Nurture yourself~

"One must take time to retreat to be nourished and rejuvenate before creativity can begin again. Make sure you are nurturing yourself and feeding your own light. Think about what this means to you and how you can best...
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Have the courage to ask~

Have the courage to ask~

"For many people, asking is the most difficult form of speaking out...Asking ---for the words, touches, reactions, gifts, responses, things to be done, ways to behave toward you, that you need--- can be a very scary thing...
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Awaken your connectedness within the web~

Awaken your connectedness within the web~

"Spending time alone in the wilds bring the magic of deepening perception. Awareness tunes to subtleties of sound, light, fragrance, texture, detail...
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Occupy your center~

Occupy your center~

"Tune in to the core of your body," the Grandmothers said. "Whenever you occupy your center, everyone and everything connected to you lifts..."
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As we walk, all of our ancestors walk with us~

As we walk, all of our ancestors walk with us~

"As we walk, all of our ancestors walk with us. As we dance, all of our ancestors dance the Sacred Dance. Each step that we place is an important one. All of our relatives are walking with us, speaking through...
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Open to receiving~

Open to receiving~

"Strange as it may seem, many of us have difficulty accepting the possibility of having what we want in life. This usually stems from some basic feelings of unworthiness which we took on at a very early age....
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Receive love~

Receive love~

"Practice being more receptive in your daily life. Notice how life changes for you when you allow yourself to ask for help from others as well as from the power of the universe..."
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Earth is alive~

Earth is alive~

"When we understand that everything is interconnected, we are called to politics and set of actions that come from compassion, from the ability to literally feel with all living beings on the Earth..."
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I See You!

I See You!

"I SEE YOU!' 'I AM HERE!' For centuries, African Bushmen have greeted each other in this way. When one becomes aware of his brother or sister coming out of the brush, he exclaims, 'I See You!' and then the one...
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Be a builder of Bridges~

Be a builder of Bridges~

"What are we to make of these turbulent times? Some of us lash out, some of us recede, some of us cry, others of us shout--but the greatest resource any of us have is the resource of our own awareness... ...
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There is a kindness that dwells deep down~

There is a kindness that dwells deep down~

"There is a kindness that dwells deep down in things; it presides everywhere, often in the places we least expect. The world can be harsh and negative, but if we remain generous and patient, kindness inevitably reveals itself..."
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Focus in the present moment~

Focus in the present moment~

"Once you have learned to focus your attention in the present moment, you can begin to refer to your intuitive faculties for direction. These intuitive sources are your direct link with the totality of your being..."
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Direct insights happen without words~

Direct insights happen without words~

"Direct insights happen without words. It is a mistake to believe that only what is expressible can really be true. The Truth exists beyond all expressions...
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You are powerful in your letting go~

You are powerful in your letting go~

"You are more powerful in your letting go than in your holding on. The letting go is your strength. The more you can let go, the stronger you become...
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Become acquainted with your inner self and what nourishes it~

Become acquainted with your inner self and what nourishes it~

"As the teaching of the Hopi encourages, 'Know your garden and where is your water,' which is a way of encouraging us to become acquainted with the inner self and what nourishes it..."
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Love flows from the wisdom of the heart~

Love flows from the wisdom of the heart~

"When the wisdom of the heart replaces the chatter of the mind, the power of love flows forth. To the extent that our mental focus is on blessing rather than condemnation, we are in our natural state and love can...
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Love soothes our wounds~

Love soothes our wounds~

"Beneath the many choices we have to make, love, like water, flows back into the world through us. It is the one great secret available to all...
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Something full of wonder will unfold~

Something full of wonder will unfold~

"When a cycle has completed itself, your energy field expands to encompass new things. Now you will learn to be more attentive to what develops right from the start..."
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Live in a more mythic way~

Live in a more mythic way~

"You are being called to create your life in a more mythic way. Spent time coming to clarity about what your personal myth actually is. Remember: you are the creator. Life does not just happen to you!
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Feel that low hum inside you~

Feel that low hum inside you~

"The earth will help you open to who you are. The earth will help you to go deep; it will help you to go slow. When your mind wants to rush away with worry, with projects, lists, or anxiety, touch...
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We are children of the Earth~

We are children of the Earth~

"Ancient, forgotten things stir within our hearts, memories from the time before the mind was born. Within us are the depths that keep watch..."
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Remember the other world in this world~

Remember the other world in this world~

"You are not a troubled guest on this earth, you are not an accident amidst other accidents you were invited from another and greater night than the one from which you have just emerged..."
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Feel the difference between being magnetic to love and working hard for love~

Feel the difference between being magnetic to love and working hard for love~

"When you are magnetic to love you stop doing things you do not want to do so others will love you. Instead you do things that are loving to yourself...
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Spirit always reveals itself~

Spirit always reveals itself~

"Spirit always reveals itself in a manner that we are most comfortable with... It is through experience without words, through felt concepts, that we shift in consciousness..."
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There is at root no distinction between self and other~

There is at root no distinction between self and other~

"Open your awareness to the fellow beings who share with you this planet-time, in this town, in this country and in other lands...
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Spark inspiration~

Spark inspiration~

"Spark of inspiration, light my spirit's fire. Let the joy of creation be my heart's desire. Let me flow with the music. Let me dance my dreams alive. Let me sing my deepest feelings, until...
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Soften~

Soften~

"In your mind's eye, see where the flow of positive energy is blocked, and then imagine this place as an ice floe breaking up in a thawing river. Until the inflexibility is removed there can be no unity...
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Let dreams be your law~

Let dreams be your law~

"I cannot be born on solid ground, only where everything flows. To enter my dawn you must be unbound from how the fixed world goes. Leave behind your maps and losses, let dreams be all your law...
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Recognize the patterns~

Recognize the patterns~

"You will need to have come to grips with all that now has you in its grasp. And to do so, you will need to recognize the truth of what motivates your patterns of response...
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Everything is waiting for you~

Everything is waiting for you~

"Put down the weight of your aloneness and ease into the conversation. The kettle is singing even as it pours you a drink...
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Visions, dreams, prayer, ceremony and ritual open the way~

Visions, dreams, prayer, ceremony and ritual open the way~

"Most indigenous teachings hold that it is in the heart where the living spirit can be seen, and within that spirit is the very essence of the Creator, or the divine force...
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Forgive~

Forgive~

"For me, My family, Our Entire Lineage And All Humanity Throughout All Time, Past, Present And Future, Let's All Forgive Each Other, Forgive Ourselves, Forgive All People, And All People Forgive Us...
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We are in need of new life-giving myths~

We are in need of new life-giving myths~

"We are in need of new life-giving myths that can sustain us and our children for the next thousand years. These myths are beginning to appear. They are stories of sustainability, of stewardship of the Earth of everything around us...
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