the seasons

Being present. Day 11: The light of Lucia

13 Dec 2017 the seasons

I’m not quite ready to celebrate the coming of light in the dark, for right now, today, we are beginning the darkest days/week of the entire year. Up here in Sweden, in my city of Uppsala, we have 4-5 hours of daylight right now. Which don’t actually feel like daylight when it’s cloudy, cold, rainy, and snowy. It may seem extreme, and it feels extreme, but I have settled into the dark, inner pull of the earth right now. AndRead More

An online Advent calendar to keep you present during the holidays

Psst! It’s right here. On my blog. Holy shit. I just sent out my first newsletter for December + in it I committed to something that excites me + freaks me out all at the same time. Looks like I’m gonna be writing + creating a sort of Advent calendar for this holiday season/last month on the year. An Advent calendar that is focused on practicing presence and finding magic + meaning in everyday life. And I’m gonna be doingRead More

8 things to remember this Halloween (that will change your life)

31 Oct 2017 the seasons

Happy Halloween, lovelies. Who loves this day? Who doesn’t really get it? And who feels that it’s just a little spooky + weird? I think that with all of the commercialism + consumerism in these modern days, we tend to forget, overlook, and misunderstand the spiritual meanings behind this very mysterious, mystical holiday. Now, I’m not saying that it’s not fun to dress up, go to parties, scare the bejeezus out of people, watch scary movies, and decorate with spooky,Read More

10 quotes to ponder in the darkness of autumn

21 Oct 2017 the seasons

It’s getting darker as we move deeper into autumn. October’s new moon has come + gone, and now we are on the cusp of the mysterious darkness that envelops us this time of year in the northern hemisphere. And what is happening with me is that I find myself slowing down even more. I mean, y’all, I live a pretty slow life already. That’s my intention + my choice. But, right now, I am slowing down eeeeeeven more. And IRead More

Making the most of this year’s natural flow from September to October

1 Oct 2017 the seasons

You know how life sometimes just seems to happen to us? Like that feeling of having the rug ripped out from under us or the surprise of an amazing opportunity that falls into our laps. Well, I have come to realize that these moments aren’t necessarily always as sudden as we think. In fact, there are almost always signs that we can read or whispers from our soul or messages from the universe that are quietly preparing + guiding us.Read More

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