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“Hold the Door Open” BIPOC Artist Fund

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Blog | No Comments

What / Header / Invitation All Art Monastery Programs are now priced “Pay What You Want” for BIPOC artists (Black, Indigenous or People of Color). Why / Context / Principles BIPOC artists and meditators are at the forefront of the process of cultural transformation that creates a more vibrant, loving world for ALL. Because creative […]

New Moon of Open Eyes

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
New Moon of Open Eyes

The New Moon is Tuesday, March 24, 2020.   New Moon of MarchOf staying close to the hearthOf deep fear and unknownsOf the turning toward spring New Moon of GriefOf wanting to helpOf not knowing what to doOf crying at night New Moon of Letting GoOf plans for the futureOf the same old patternsOf telling […]

Vision-Casting Moon

Posted by on Mar 5, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Vision-Casting Moon

Full Moon, March 9, 2020 Vision-Casting Moon   Dawn, vulnerable sky. Days, icy river. Dying, pungent earth.   Wish-fulfilling gem is code for doing the work— call it what you will.   There’s more light when you call it when you welcome it, as you fulfill your wish to meet the work of awakening even […]

Moon of Freedom to Tell

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Moon of Freedom to Tell

New Moon, February 23, 2020 Harriet’s Light (Moon of Freedom to Tell) What are we to do with the chickadees— their insane happiness & insistent colorful flit in the renunciate simplicity of leaf-bare winter?   What are we to do with either the ongoingness or the bitter evidence of colossal ending?   What stories do […]

Never Give Up!

Posted by on Feb 8, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Never Give Up!

The Full Moon is February 9, 2020. All hail Moon of Silence! Thank you Moon of Sparkling Snow Thank you Moon of Gentle Bell, bridging me from dream to other dream Thank you Moon of Out Breath, expanding from a single point of stillness Thank you Moon of Epic Thundering: Slow Crash Ice Thank you […]

Self-Care Moon At Rest

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Self-Care Moon At Rest

New Moon, January 24, 2020 Foundling winter moon as new as a river hushed in ice running all quiet & brown cattail, caribou or bats quiver in almost-light under a great distance.   We look into the fire for ashen moon traces.   We yelp & cuddle calling were-strangers in close to feed necessary demons […]

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 […]