Tag Archives: awareness

A simple ritual: Moon shadows

For this month’s ritual, I want to suggest a simple activity which can be as elaborate and engaging or as quiet and meditative as you want: looking at your moon shadow. The weather is nice enough in most places at … Continue reading

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Animal signs

A few of my experiences getting divinatory messages from animals’ appearances or behaviors… Continue reading

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Dupont Henge today

The Express had a little article on Friday saying that today at 12:30 the sun will shine directly down the tunnel of Dupont Circle’s south entrance. Anybody want to go see? I should have kept a copy of the article, … Continue reading

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This is what climate change looks like

This is what climate change looks like in my neighborhood right now. This tree is in a very well-maintained commercial area and has an automatic sprinkler in its bed. It’s still not getting enough water, and after the record high … Continue reading

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Meditation Moment: Washed Away

If meditating in motion wasn’t really your thing, here’s another approach to meditation that also takes advantage of summer’s more temperate weather! Most of what I wrote about in terms of beginning meditation was about how to reduce your distractions: … Continue reading

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My plant as an altar

Hecate has written passionately piece about how her garden can be an intensely demanding lover, especially right now, when it never stops needing her attention, and the relationship, I can only imagine, is sweaty and exhausting, and I hope satisfying. … Continue reading

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Recognition

I saw a deer and a great blue heron on Teddy Roosevelt Island yesterday, and both encounters felt like a form of recognition. I hadn’t visited the island for several days, and really needed to refresh my spirit with some … Continue reading

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