An Autumn Weekend Walk

I have just a moment this weekend before it gets all busy on me. Not exactly an inward weekend, is it? But that’s okay, because my weekdays generally give me lots of time at home by myself. And besides that, ‘turning inward’ doesn’t mean 24/7….

Moving Inward as the Moon Wanes: Creating a Cozy Nook

Now that the moon is waning, traditionally it’s time to move inward. During the gardening months, we plant root vegetables under a waning moon and vegetables that grow above the ground under a waxing moon. This is traditional garden practice, mostly disregarded now but I…

A Busy Weekend and Thoughts of Comfort

I didn’t post for my 31 Days series over the weekend because it just got away from me! Oops. It was a wonderful, busy weekend filled with a trip to the community garden, some baking and cooking, hours and hours of chatting with best girlfriends…

An Autumn Gathering Daily Intentions Journal–Gift for You

This month’s Autumn Gathering class is a circle of time for special intentions. Each day, review the questions in this Daily Intentions Journal and answer them anew for yourself. Make this Autumn Gathering a time of deep connection to what you want to gather into your…

A Sense of Wonder, A Sense of Joy

This morning it’s snowing (again) in Minnesota. It’s about 30 degrees Farenheit and a cold wind is blowing. I went for a walk anyway. On my route I passed an elementary school just as a group of children were coming out of the building. Shouts…

What Delights You?

Spring has finally arrived in Minnesota and that makes it much easier to think about delight. Everything is more delightful as winter finally moves on and we get to bask in a temperature of 70 degrees F. today. I’m also thinking about delight because I’m…

Be Willing To Disappoint People–From the Archives

  It’s the best piece of spiritual advice I’ve received in the past year. And it keeps coming up, needing to be pondered and, truthfully, acted on. The fact is, we are each put into this world with our own gifts, talents, and purpose. We…