I entitled this piece for a reason. I’ve been thinking a lot about tempering lately. I think there used to be a time when I felt it…… Read more “Quite literally, Ups and Downs”
There is very rarely anyone to organize for the organizers. If you are one who facilitates community or feels called to it, you may already know this…… Read more “Not much organizing for the organizers”
I’ve moved into a new place… a new place, a new place. Many, many things changing and a new, fresh perspective on self. Not thinking so much,…… Read more “Life is SIMPLE even in the changes”
My friend Marc, had some questions regarding tradition and community in response to my reflections on our ceremony, and I think it’s worth a post.
Tradition helps us stay grounded in history which is absolutely essential if we are to adapt to change well. It’s a paradox really. Adapt yet ground in history. So, we as a community must know and celebrate (or even lament) our history, and yet we must continue to build new ways of doing ceremony and ritual.