Two peoples, one mountain, our tales (Part 1)

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I’m sure that you’ve heard of The Great Flood. It destroyed the Old World, and the World we live in now is what came after that Flood. You know a version of the story, but it’s not like our story. [Read more...]

Relocalized

Maker Faire San Francisco 2012

Oakland. The city of my birth. The city where my daughter was born. The city where my mother was born. Her mother was born one city over in Berkeley. If any place is really my “home” on this planet, this must be it. And yet, I’ve struggled with this place. [Read more...]

Transitions

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I find that when I first arrive in a place, it takes me days or even weeks to get back into a solid pattern of spiritual practice. Part of that comes from the practical problems of getting my bearings and settling into new patterns. The other part comes from “soul lag.” [Read more...]

The Sit Spot

Squirrel

No matter how well you think you know a place, you can’t really know it until you’ve spent a long time sitting quietly in one little spot. [Read more...]

Eaten by the Nothing

Fog in Glasgow

Glasgow sat in the same blanket of quiet I’d known from my childhood, but this fog didn’t feel the same. My heart didn’t feel the tug of sadness in the grey. This was a different kind of quiet. [Read more...]

Walking meditation

Birds on a pond, Queens Park, Glasgow Dec 2012

One of my key practices is the walking meditation. Usually, I just step outside and start walking, and if a street or path catches my eye — perhaps a corner I’ve never turned onto before, or one I haven’t walked on lately — I see where it takes me. [Read more...]

Lessons from the river

River Clyde, Glasgow, Scotland

The river is a place where Goddess teaches me about the flow of time, the nature of premonitions, the ways in which we can work with or against the flow of life. [Read more...]


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