Balance, Creativity, Radical Ritual, Touchstones

The Touchstone of Balance

https://youtu.be/K1Xhfvq2w0s If I take each Touchstone as a stepping stone, one proceeding easily to the next, Desire leads to Presence, where I finally stand still long enough to hear what stories my being craves to write. Presence, then, gives way to Balance, where I seek a compromise between all the possibilities this moment holds. Only… Continue reading The Touchstone of Balance

Circle, Creativity, Crowdfunding, Gratitude, Radical Ritual, Sigils, The Enrichment Circle, Touchstones

The Tenets of Circle

The guidelines of a Circle are spoken and unspoken, practical and esoteric, commonsense and altogether mysterious. I count myself lucky that so many of the women invited into the Enrichment Project arrived with a background in circling.

Circle, Creativity, Radical Ritual, The Enrichment Circle

The Enrichment Circle: Baraka

Baraka's work in the world, her counseling practices that emphasize the power of the Circle, have crystallized much of The Enrichment Project. She has authored several books on creativity and leads a year-long investigation into creativity called Birthing Ourselves into Being.

Crowdfunding, Desire, Gratitude, Healing, Intentions, Offerings, Presence, Radical Ritual, The Enrichment Circle

The Scent of Bay

The practice of burning bay leaves dates back to Greek times, to the best of my research, and it's believed to be one of the herbs burned for the Oracle at Delphi as she entered trances for temple visitors. Doug and I visited Delphi on our honeymoon in 2003, and so this scent is now indelibly overlaid with image of the olive trees that dot Delphi's landscape.