The Awakening Spring: of light, embodiment, and soliphilia

This week, Traci writes about the emerging embodiment of Spring and how the Light half of the year beckons us to greater connection with the human-persons we encounter in our urban worlds. [Read more…]

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Enchantment: coming back to our Selves

Traci concludes her two-part exploration of Enchantment, and discovers, while thinking about the pain of the Self/Other split, that re-enchantment might be as easy as “Deciding,” after all. [Read more…]

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Enchantment: the story of disconnection in our modern world

Traci writes this week about the alienation of scientific consciousness, and begins a two-part exploration of how to re-enchant her world. [Read more…]

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Sheep in my front garden: we’re not in Texas anymore

Traci shares a uniquely Irish experience: waking to find sheep breakfasting in her front garden! [Read more…]

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Snakes in the Dark: beginning to remember

As we slide into the Chinese year of the snake, Traci imagines the connection between sovereignty–of Self, and the many local kings of ancient Ireland–and the earth bound Queen of regeneration: the Serpent. [Read more…]

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In Ireland, it’s all about the weather….{and flat tires}

From Ireland, Traci shares images of her east Cork lane-way–blanketed in snow. [Read more…]

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The problem of Imbolc

I’ve never felt all that connected to this spoke on the great wheel of seasonal observances. While I feel connected to all things Celtic, I grew up in Alaska, where spring lasts all of six weeks and doesn’t arrive until after Beltaine. How could the coming of spring be visible in early February?? That’s crazy talk! [Read more…]

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