Sacred Journeys

Sacred Journeys – December 2007/January 2008

December 1, 2007

Last September, Saturn moved into Virgo where it will remain until the summer of 2010. Already my world has been rocked. Put simply, Saturn represents...

Sacred Journeys – October 2007

October 1, 2007

It is the autumnal equinox as I write this and its energy is evident everywhere. In our local small towns there have been numerous gatherings....

Sacred Journeys – June 2007

June 1, 2007

Last column I mentioned the interest locally in forming a food co-op, and received quite a few emails wanting to know more, particularly about milk...

Sacred Journeys – May 2007

May 1, 2007

For me, this spring has felt more like struggling against a current than a joyous explosion of light. Living close to the Petawawa army base...

Sacred Journeys – March 2007

March 1, 2007

Everyday Rituals & Celebrations The effects of global warming as the winter season began created a great deal of gratitude for the snow when it...

Sacred Journeys – February 2007

February 1, 2007

Right now the world is in a fight for its life, between those who know we must change the way we’re impacting the earth, and...

Sacred Journeys – December 2006/January 2007

December 1, 2006

Every year at this time, the increasing darkness and cooler temperatures keep me more often indoors after dinner. My rarely visited journal gets read and...

Sacred Journeys: Everyday Rituals & Celebrations

November 1, 2006

Recently I had the unexpected and unforgettable honour of being in the presence of Shakyamuni Buddha, who was born Prince Siddharta in 563 BCE. It...

Sacred Journeys – September 2006

September 1, 2006

The trees have had quite the summer up here in eastern Ontario and throughout the province. This has been the summer of torrential rains and...

Sacred Journeys – April 2006

April 1, 2006

As I write this, it’s a delicious spring day, full of the hope and renewal that comes with new life sprouting from the ground which...

Sacred Journeys – March 2006

March 1, 2006

Spring is arriving this month and it feels like a whirlwind of time as we move swiftly through the winter’s darkness. It is understandable that...

Sacred Journeys – December 2005/January 2006

December 1, 2005

Everyday Rituals & Celebrations As I write this, the final outcome of the 2006 federal election is unknown. I live in the area bounded by...

Sacred Journeys – September 2004

September 1, 2004

Everyday Rituals & Celebrations Since February I have been wearing a vial of water from the Glastonbury Well around my neck at all times, representing...

Sacred Journeys – June 2004

June 1, 2004

Everyday Rituals & Celebrations I learned a new word recently, “Communitarian.” Just as a humanitarian respects each human life, a communitarian believes that life’s rewards...

Sacred Journeys – May 2004

May 1, 2004

Everyday Rituals & Celebrations In this new millennium where the big money politically is made starting wars, where televisions’ “best” are shows like Survivor, where...

Sacred Journeys – December 2003/January 2004

December 1, 2003

There was quite the celestial event taking place as the full moon was eclipsed November 8, 2003 the likes of which has not happened in...