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New Deal Now

Posted by on Jan 25, 2021 in Blog | No Comments
New Deal Now

New Deal Now Full Moon, January 28, 2021   Tonight, right now, the moon is an avocado, a silken green tornado in black skin ready to remake the world in brilliance—   a giant seed round with lifeforce, the moon goes to Washington the moon beams Andromeda the moon is a face of the goddess […]

Horizon Renewal Moon

Posted by on Jan 12, 2021 in Blog | No Comments
Horizon Renewal Moon

    Horizon Renewal Moon New Moon, January 13, 2021   We are living the kind of nadir that Arabic astronomers knew: the point furthest from zenith. As when the sun barely rises over the crestfallen evergreens & shuttles through pure air to settle over leafless birch: though there are birds still singing & flying […]

Bare Branch Bodhicitta

Posted by on Dec 28, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Bare Branch Bodhicitta

Bare Branch Bodhicitta Full Moon December 29, 2020 Meditate on whatever provokes resentment.                                          —Chogyam Trungpa   mice ate the organic soap, the new tires are low on air, reading glasses scratched more white temple hairs […]

Edges of the Sky Moon

Posted by on Dec 12, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Edges of the Sky Moon

Edges of the Sky Moon New Moon December 14, 2020  Night stretches out in the coldenrapturing frost gardens, drapedover seven horizons, stars upon mother’s capeas she calls through sleeping valleys—her quaking aspen voice bow-shaped& quietly encouraging, a warm breathof love turns the animal dream ancestral:far out on a long voyage, no going back,but onward the […]

Breathe In All Directions

Posted by on Nov 28, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Breathe In All Directions

Breathe In All Directions Full Moon November 30, 2020  I dig into earth with wet handswanting a bridge to the sunto appear open & thickly peopledby the happy ancestors of ceremony:grandmothers whose essence is essentialcornsilken, resplendent, nurturing, benevolentgrand uncles flamboyant trans & passing as wolfnight heron, river valley, milky waystrong sisters of the light, engaged […]

Moon By Spilling Stars

Posted by on Nov 10, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Moon By Spilling Stars

Moon by Spilling Stars, By Jewel-like Frost, By Forest Song, By the Baying of Bodies By Blessing, By Intention & Release, By Graceful Design New Moon November 15, 2020     the wish to grow like curled mist flows & covers our river’s depth challenging navigation   that cry from the woods a being whom […]

Speak the Many Names of Beauty

Posted by on Oct 30, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Speak the Many Names of Beauty

Speak the Many Names of Beauty Full Moon November 1, 2020   Abiding in this ephemeral world like a lotus in muddy water the mind is pure & goes beyond thus we bow to Buddha. —Verse of Purity While Abiding in the World   Artists gather in this world to wade deep into the circle […]

Painting Our Way to Peace, a free online workshop

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Painting Our Way to Peace, a free online workshop

  Art can transform our perceptions of reality and inspire experiences of profound peace. How can the process of making do the same? How can artmaking, crafting, or any physical realm activity be a spiritual practice? Join Founder and Abbess of the Art Monastery (artmonastery.org) Suiko McCall for a one-hour immersion into her personal process […]

Hosting the Muse: Deep Flow Conference, free online

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Hosting the Muse: Deep Flow Conference, free online

Human beings have amazing capacities when they’re in a state of flow – athletes break records, leaders inspire us, musicians lose themselves in creation. When we are flowing from our depths we are our wisest, most compassionate, and most present selves. This has been the core of many spiritual practices but it is also at […]

Recall The Moon Of All Colors

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Recall The Moon Of All Colors

Recall The Moon Of All Colors New Moon October 16, 2020 —for Anne Braden & all of us   Remember * re-people your crowd leaf by leaf carpet forest roof, then floor wash & scald, scour & wizen moon after moon fatigues a smile in the dark masked teeth, eye flash the sly monocle of self […]