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An Altar For October

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Hello sweet October: How I’m elated to be with the chill in your air, the letting go of the leaves in your trees, and the quieting after the harvest season before the blanketing of snow.

This is our Waning Time. The thinning of the Veil and the season of remembrance. Like the trees we are to let go and let rest until the next promising bud of Spring.

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Rebuilding Altars

Dedicating them to The Great Mother:

To the Dark Goddesses,
to the Inner Flame of Re-Creation,
to standing unapologetically in Truth.

In Truth.

Let the rest burn away.

Rebuilding Altars

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The Heart As Compass

“And the way forward always in the end
the way that you followed, the way that carried you
into your future, that brought you to this place,
no matter that it sometimes took your promise from you,
no matter that it had to break your heart along the way…

and that every step along the way, you had carried
the heart and the mind and the promise
that first set you off and drew you on and that you were
more marvelous in your simple wish to find a way
than the gilded roofs of any destination you could reach…”

~ Excerpt from Santiago by David Whyte

The Heart as Compass

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An Altar To All The Mothers

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{An Altar to all the Mothers}

To all the mothers who are
We treasure your devotion
Your love shapes us all
Thank you Thank you Thank you

To all the mothers who were
We treasure our lineage
You are in our hearts every day
Thank you Thank you Thank you

To all the mothers who will be
Your love will shape the world of tomorrow
Trust in your mama heart and you can’t go wrong
Thank you Thank you Thank you

And to the great Mother of us all – Mama Gaia
You give yourself to sustain ALL of your children
Your love is boundless even when we are not grateful
Thank you Thank you Thank you

To all the faces and stages of Motherhood
To all the joys and struggles shared
Thank you Thank you Thank you

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All Is One

Take a seat at the foot of Eternity’s Altar
There is no one place for this, it is everywhere
Anywhere
Everywhere
Light the candle that is your Heart
This light radiates beyond all created boundaries.

If the sum of it all comes crashing in,
If the overwhelm engulfs you
Take a seat at the foot of Eternity’s Altar
And light the candle that is your Heart
This light radiates everywhere
Anywhere
Everywhere.

Everywhere Anywhere

 

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All Mothers

{An Altar for All the Mothers} Past, present and future; you are always in our hearts. Boundless gratitude for your Love and Devotion. And for our Mother Gaia who cares for us all with her every breath.

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November’s Rhythm

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Listening to the beat within and diving deeper into the pulse of all the things. Observing November’s rhythm – which is calling for new eyes to notice all the shifting altars.

“What is saving my life now is the conviction that there is no spiritual treasure to be found apart from the bodily experiences of human life on earth. My life depends on engaging the most ordinary physical activities with the most exquisite attention I can give them. My life depends on ignoring all touted distinctions between the secular and the sacred, the physical and the spiritual, the body and the soul. What is saving my life now is becoming more fully human, trusting that there is no way to God apart from real life in the real world.”

~ Barbara Brown Taylor, An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith

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