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. I often have to remind…

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 have a feeling we’ll soon…

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 whom I don’t see enough,…

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 life, how you wish to…

Coming Home in Autumn

Today we’re going to start our gathering right where we are—our homes. And I want to tell you a little bit about Hestia, Greek Goddess of Home and Hearth, before we focus on how our homes can nourish us and all who enter them. Come inside my warm home and…

31 Days: An Autumn Gathering Under An October Moon

Hey guys, it’s here! 31 Days starts today and I am ready with another month’s worth of posts. This month’s posts are going to be on a few related topics that are near and dear to my heart: making a home, hospitality, women’s wisdom, herbal remedies, appreciating the outdoors, moving…

What’s Calling Me Now

As I sat and thought this morning “I really need to write a blog post”, I was having a hard time coming up with what to say when the question dawned on me, “Why not just write about what’s going on for you right now?” Okay, why not? It’s a…

On The Passing of a Dear Friend

Note: I wanted to write this as a Facebook tribute but in my usual style, it’s too long for Facebook. So I’m posting it here on my blog. Some thoughts on the death of a friend… 9.16.14 Susan’s death by Lisa Zahn It feels like a watershed moment in our…