Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Gwion Raven, author of The Magick of Food and the new Life Ritualized.
I recently moved. I absolutely love my new home. It's a better fit for my family. The house is a little more spacious than my last place. There are more windows, so subsequently more light. Apart from actual daylight streaming in through the windows and skylights, there's a feeling of lightness. By that, I mean there is an openness, an airiness, and a sense that I can stretch out and breathe here. It's taken some time to feel comfortable, to feel I belong.The house feels welcoming and that's not by accident. I treated the moving process as a sacred rite of passage and, in
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Phoenix LeFae, author of What Is Remembered Lives, Walking in Beauty, and the new Life Ritualized.
Modern life keeps us distracted and separated from mystery. We are so plugged in and "connected" to a world of wifi and online interaction, that culturally, we have lost a real connection to something greater than ourselves. Without mystery life becomes one dimensional and flat, lacking the luster of possibility. Ritual is a way to reconnect with that mystery, bringing depth and wonder to everyday life.
In my book, Life Ritualized, I share details on how to acknowledge and honor the rites of passage that we all go through, both the big and