Category Archives: Creation Spirituality

Ritual of Balance

  Tree Higgins wrote a wonderful ritual for last night’s Welcoming Circle. Here is is as requested. Ritual of Balance Calling the Quarters Hail, Guardian of the North! Hail! Come you now and bless this circle with your deep, nurturing … Continue reading

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Imbolc: Becoming Rooted in Good Soil

At an Imbolc celebration I attended one of the priestesses talked about paying attention to the season we’re in. During the month of February, it may not look like much is happening in the natural world around us. However, underneath … Continue reading

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Lavender: The Great Nard Controversy

It is common knowledge that lavender is an herb which promotes relaxation, emotional balance and serenity. But things start to get heated when the question is asked as to whether lavender is the same thing as “spikenard” or “nard” that … Continue reading

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Connecting With Herbs Ritual

Here is the ritual I promised I’d post from Sunday night’s Welcoming Circle. CONNECTING WITH HERBS RITUAL CASTING THE CIRCLE—David Taliesin (Ares incense on charcoal burner. Use a feather to spread the smoke in all four directions.) Aries Incense (adapt. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gardening

This weekend is the big herb festival in my hometown. My general rule of thumb is that I take a certain amount of cash with me. When the money is gone, fun time is over! Then I get the joy … Continue reading

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What If…I’m Dreaming of a Green Christianity

What if…Christians could let go of their need to be “right” and listen to the voices of other spiritual paths?  Is it possible for us to let go of our sacred cows and learn from others who also have deep … Continue reading

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Tree Hugging Jesus

“And Jesus led the Sons of Light to an ancient tree by the side of the river, and there he knelt at the place where the roots, gnarled and hoary with age, spread over the river edge. And the Sons … Continue reading

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