I mean, really. A holiday that sees people putting spiritual wreathes on their doors, made out of the woven limbs of bushes in a prayer for coming spring, that sees them tossed […]
Someone got the idea that hanging cheap Chinese decorations on syilx trees would make things better. Maybe they will. Look at how the snow has collected on these dangling balls. Now, consider […]
Consider the lowly Christmas tree, a symbol of a people and its relationship to the Earth. Here’s Mission Hill Winery at Tsinstikeptum, courtesy of “Do the Okanagan.” There are many ways to […]
After the call for blessing has worked, it still hangs as a potent memory of its ongoing power, and joy in being able to take part in the great circle of the […]
The light has come. It is folded and bound by the weave of the fingers. And the weave of past life renewed. Blessed be.
I found this bit of fun in the bush behind our house at 150 Mile House in 2005. Perfect for getting you going in the Christmas season, eh!
The tree of the cosmos, the ranked tiers of angels among stars and planets, plus apples, a cod, a potato, a pickle, Danish flags, a troll, Krampus, birds of paradise, an Icelandic […]
When one comes to the end of what one can say, consciousness continues a little further. The frame that allows this to happen becomes invisible and merges into the image. This effect […]
On Earth, stars are not abstract symbols. They are particular. They are also less than individual. It is the human eye that sees a star, or shall we say “recognizes it”. This […]
Time to celebrate. A little music. An old family recipe. You’re looking at my own 30 years of perfecting it. Now, to assemble the chorus. Hazelnuts from the basement. Here, a closer […]