Category Archives: Creation Spirituality

A Different Side of Jesus

“What is matter? Will it last forever?” The Teacher answered, “All that is born, all that is created, all the elements of nature are interwoven and united with each other. All that is composed shall be decomposed; everything returns to … Continue reading

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What Does Community Look Like?

“Of all the world’s peoples, we moderns have traveled farthest from the harmony of the world and spirit, and a daily perception that our world is sacred. We are almost completely surrounded by our own artifacts, and we see them … Continue reading

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Vervain: Herb of the Cross

Vervain has a long and beautiful history as a cleansing herb, among other uses. Ancient Egyptians dedicated vervain to the Goddess Isis and used it as a common ingredient in love potions. The Ancient Druids used it to cleans sacred … Continue reading

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Home Altars International

I must admit I’ve watched more than my fair share of HGTV. I love home improvement shows because our houses are sacred places. They become sanctuaries where we should feel safe and secure. The colors we choose and the way … Continue reading

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Rue: Herb of Grace

Rue is a hearty perennial and powerful herb with an interesting history. Wiccans use it for protection, cleansing and especially prosperity. Rue candles are often used in rituals to ask for financial or other assistance. One of the traditional prayers … Continue reading

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Season of Creation

For those who belong to Christian faith communities, I have an interesting resource for those who are looking for an alternative to the Revised Common Lectionary (a three year series of appointed readings for worship). The Season of Creation is … Continue reading

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The Problem With Genesis

Christianity has a problem when it comes to creation spirituality, and that problem begins with Genesis. As a disclaimer, I understand the story of Genesis 1 to be, well, a story. It contains Truth, but it’s not historically true. Rabbis … Continue reading

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Ostara Seed Bombs

At an Ostara celebration I attended last year, one of the rituals we did was make seed bombs.  [Google it]  Participants were given a small plastic baggie into which we scooped a big tablespoonful of red clay dirt that had … Continue reading

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Meister Eckhart: The Power of Meditation

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.  And the outward work can never be great or even good if the onward one is puny or of little worth.  The inward work invariably includes in … Continue reading

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Sleepwalkers, Awake!

“Our world invites us to become what I call sleepwalkers.  Many people, some without even knowing it, have accepted the invitation.  We’re not truly alive within our senses, days bleed into days,  night after night passes.  Too many of us … Continue reading

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