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Imprinting The Sacred

Flower of Life carving

This past Moon cycle has spoken to me about the importance of grounding and rooting ourselves. Through the Chaos of this unpredictable human experience we can pause and befriend any moment. Belonging to the present and inhabiting ourselves fully. Rumi’s words are close to my heart: “So come, return to the root of the root of your own self.”

This mindful art form of carving my own stamps has been a great way of slowing things down and really bringing my focus on what I’m doing in the moment. I’ve received some interest from others to purchase my hand carved stamp prints and so I’ve created an etsy listing for those interested. This first pack contains prints of my Flower of Life, Kali Ma, and Hand Eye stamps.

As the summer begins to wane, I’m taking this time to slow down and listen with my other eyes and ears.

“Listen to the hidden sounds
Use your other ears.
See the celestial sights
Use your other eyes.
Perceive what cannot be measured by the ordinary senses.”
~ Alberto Villoldo

Imprinting the Sacred

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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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