Women: Come, Sit by the Fire

Listening to the eruption of fireworks and the popping corks of champagne and sparkling cider, we heard Wind gently whisper our name. During the dancing and dining of holiday gatherings, Spirit lightly tapped us on the shoulder.  In the spaces between the hum of sewing machine, the bustling of shopping and baking, the crinkling of wrapping paper and the craziness of traffic, Breath stirred deep … Continue reading Women: Come, Sit by the Fire

Gratitude for the Divine Feminine

In our front room, where prayer candles are lit, turtles of many sizes, shapes and hues dance along our mantle-top altar, carrying our prayers on their backs to the realm of Divine Love.  On either side of the prayer mantle stand two glorious plant spirits, reminding us of our connection with the natural world.  They are joined by yarn paintings and beaded gourds of thunder … Continue reading Gratitude for the Divine Feminine

November Women’s Fire

Women of the East and West of the Willamette, you are invited to join your soul sisters in sacred space.  Come to our newly created Dancing Heart Hearth – our backyard fire pit – for a time of laughter, sharing, joys and sorrows.  Join us this afternoon for a women’s circle in the presence of Fire. This is a time to warm our hearts and hands … Continue reading November Women’s Fire

Autumn Women’s Fire

What a joy it is to enter the season of autumn!  As the nights begin to lengthen and the sun makes its annual journey towards the southern hemisphere, we in the Pacific Northwest prepare for the coming rains.  A chill settles in swiftly upon the setting of the sun, and the east winds hint at the coming winter. Having just past the autumn equinox a … Continue reading Autumn Women’s Fire