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Finding Your Way Home Moon

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Finding Your Way Home Moon

January 10, 2020 Full Moon Finding Your Way Home Moon ink black to egg white horror to heart’s delight   mesmerize, magnetize compass points skywise   frozen dip, steady drip hiss of steam at whistle’s tip   wake & sit, move & sing camaraderie on the wing   over & out, up & down who […]

Rewilding Moon

Posted by on Dec 26, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

New Moon December 26 2019 Rewilding Moon Allow the world to move. Sit still outside. Soften your gaze. Widen your breath to include an expansive periphery. Notice the field of life vibrate & move. Sit still. Soften your gaze. Widen your breath. Notice what presents itself to be seen. Allow the world. Open to grief. […]

Moon of Active Hope

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Moon of Active Hope

Full Moon December 12, 2019 Moon of Active Hope Fullness is cyclical, courage to act comes & goes too— let it begin with me. Quiet, beauty, nature healthcare, shelter, honorable work— diverse cultures & species, song, seeds & ceremonies: so much to draw upon so much dawn to come so many ways to welcome a […]

Reparations Moon

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Reparations Moon

New Moon November 2019 Reparations Moon Breathing space to invite an accounting of how blank, bare & bleak a life lived only for oneself becomes No light at night makes for clear mourning: all the loss made spacious & glittering, at rest in stars & dark music Gone Moon of Reparations: may it birth radical […]

Suiko: the Abbess formerly known as Betsy

Posted by on Nov 16, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Suiko: the Abbess formerly known as Betsy

On a sweltering eve of the August full moon, I knelt before my Buddhist teacher in a beautifully-crafted Japanese-style Zendo at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in Carmel, California, surrounded by 70-some monks and visitors and received my dharma name. I had been preparing for the ceremony for nearly two years, sewing a rakusu (patch robe), […]

Moon Questions

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Moon Questions

Full Moon November 12, 2019 moon questions* Where did you come from? (Which side of which place?) What do you mean, It happens by itself? When you climb the ladder of light, how do you know when you arrive? Why do feelings repeat? How does sound become music? Does color iridesce the same temperature across […]

New Moon October: Counting Stars

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
New Moon October: Counting Stars

My life as an uncounted moon one of uncountable numbers of radiant dark moons Each moment sparks out against a teeming vastness the new presence silhouette/outline defined by absence a momentary star-pass amid dark mountain swells It can be hard to be still— to allow the manifold to manifest wordlessly From looking far and out, […]

More-than-human Moon Song

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
More-than-human Moon Song

Full Moon, October 13, 2019 Growing With Death Autumn in the north Spring in the south What is your journey now? The wind in a dream smells like warm grass emergent, recumbent. The More-Than-Human Moon rises at sunset when full then lays beyond the horizon at sunrise. Repetition repeats anew –seasons, birthdays, anniversaries– creating cyclical […]

Super New Moon in Love

Posted by on Sep 28, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Super New Moon in Love

September Super New Moon Vows (Spoken To The Beloved Within & The Beloved Without) I vow to return again & again to the space of love: which is defined by a willingness to be vulnerable, naked & real. I vow to return again & again to the space of curiosity: which is a way of […]

Harvest Moon

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Harvest Moon

Full Moon September 2019 Harvest Moon Another unspeakably bright moon. Another friend done gone. Breath breathing breath.  Another conscious movement toward opening—inviting relaxation. A recalibration of vision, focal depth, heartspace & resonance with the surrounds. Summer comes down like dusk fowl on a watery mirror: easing into the balance point of light & dark. Another […]