Sacred Feminine Journey

The Sacred Feminine: Out of the Shadows Thousands of years ago a patchwork of religious and spiritual traditions covered Europe (the continent from which my ancestors hail). Sadly, we know little about those traditions. With the conversion of the Emperor Constantine in 313 Christianity became Rome, and Rome rolled over Europe. In its wake Christianity …

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Spirituality & Practice

What is a Spiritual Practice Anyway? In a world of instant communication, modern medicine, and scientific discovery you might ask: why spirituality? Might we not (human beings that is) be ready to leave behind such fuzzy things and get on with provable facts? Spirituality and practice might seem outdated. But while our world has changed, …

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Lenten Practices: Beyond the 40 Day Fast

Glass of water on a dark table

What is Lent? Lent is an ancient Christian liturgical season. It is perhaps the oldest religious season on the calendar. (Easter is the oldest Christian feast, it predates Christmas by a couple hundred years.) And it began as a time when those preparing to be baptized (initiated into the community) undertook special rituals, and practices, in …

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