reclaiming december

reclaiming december // the last post of the series

the darkest days are over. we have just started to emerge from the depths of our caves. not, fully out yet, but awakening. stretching. moving. peering at the light that has pierced through the darkness. that tiny sliver of light that reminds us that we are now starting a new journey. the journey that leads outward. it’s transition time, friends. and we are beginning this journey as changed people. do you feel differently? do you have any different perspectives, thoughts,Read More

reclaiming december // winter solstice: one last night in the dark

this morning (monday morning), i did my last meditation in the dark. starting tomorrow, i will begin to light candles as i usually do when i meditate. the ritual of lighting a candle before i begin my meditation has been something that has been with me for a long time. it is in outward, physical sign that i am about to do something sacred, holy, and meaningful. it symbolizes that i am setting aside a few moments to simply be.Read More

reclaiming december // how to find your voice in these dark times

well, now we are here. deep inside our caves. it’s the 4th sunday in advent, the last sunday in advent, and it is very, very dark. the past three sundays have been marking our journey into the dark, and today we have reached the center. we are pretty much as far down and as deep as we are going to go. and now that we find ourselves in the very darkest, deepest part of our advent journey, the question is…Read More

reclaiming december // the mystery of the dark

when it’s dark, there are no details. no exacts or specifics. everything is formless. and in that formlessness lies the possibility of creation. what may be formed… well, that, my friends is a mystery. it’s the same as waking up on the first day of a new year. 365 days lie out in front of us, and what will happen during those days, how they will be filled, remains a secret. a mystery. it all must simply unfold. however, let’s be honest. that’s aRead More

reclaiming december // a dark new moon is just the beginning

f*uck it. let’s just do this already. things have been changing and crazy and tough and beautiful for the past 3 years. whatever was started during the holidays of 2012 is coming to a close now. there are clear bookends. in the new age/astrological/spiritual world, 2012 was the beginning of something, a great time of change, which would end right about now. and, amazingly, if i look at my life… that rings oh so very true. the beginning (2012) thisRead More



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