Winter Solstice

the brilliant seed of summer rests in patient vigilance inside the stark bloom of Winter’s Welcome.   herald New Light! on the island of confluence, the seeping sap of spring yearns below the surface,   while White Darkness waits.   glistening, long lit stars in her majesty’s fold of Virginal Remembrance: pure.   a woman …

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Happy Winter Solstice

The eclipse passed us by last night with only darker clouds to witness the moon changes under the heavy rains of Puna.  The dawn brings more clouds, the iron woods and coconuts, mango and avocado trees brilliant greens against the gray morning.  Unlike past years, for me this Winter Solstice will be spent in quieter …

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Banakuma Solstice

This weekend, the beginning of Solstice, the return of the solar light, I found myself in another mezcla of tradition, love, dance, beauty, and spirits, another earthweaver moment on this incredible island of Hawai’i. Surrounded by the sounds of Africa I spent a few days feeling the drumming and dancing of the Banakuma ceremony. We …

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Winter Solstice

> Yesterday was our annual Winter Solstice Celebration, to honor the return of light from dark. Since we are still living in the tropics, we do a daytime ritual to celebrate the light of the New Year. This year we were blessed with an incredible group of people who were enthused to participate and play …

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