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Find your balance in the dark

As the Sun rose in the constellation of Libra at the autumnal equinox in late September, we came to the point where light and dark were, briefly, in balance. Day was equal to night, illustrating the meaning of the scales, symbol of the zodiac sign of Libra. We are just past the halfway point of … Continue reading Find your balance in the dark

Consecrate your life at the Virgo New Moon

When I look outside my window at this time of year in the Northern hemisphere, I see preparation everywhere. Leaves are turning hues of gold and red in preparation for falling to the ground; the deer are putting on their winter coats. Robins and other migratory birds are gathering in flocks and gleaning the last … Continue reading Consecrate your life at the Virgo New Moon

Reading the map of the soul

I have been a map freak for as long as I can remember. My addiction began on family road trips, as I pored over routes and destinations with Dad. I became good at reading the symbols and lines, calculating distances, finding the shortest route or most scenic, or the one with the longest stretches of … Continue reading Reading the map of the soul

Clear out summer’s heat for winter health

Ancient healing traditions such as Ayurveda see the transitions between the seasons as an opportunity to pause, take a break, and clear out imbalances accumulated in the previous few months. Much as we love our summers here in Montana, the long days, high temperatures and intense activity can result in excess heat lodging in our … Continue reading Clear out summer’s heat for winter health

Harmonizing with the rhythms of the cosmos

We humans are not designed to be random. Our bodies are in tune with the sun and moon, the seasons and stars, and the weather. We can learn to feel these connections and harmonize with them, supporting our innate capacity for health. Built in to the traditional healing science from India, called Ayurveda, are prescriptions … Continue reading Harmonizing with the rhythms of the cosmos