Posts Tagged ‘ceremony’

The Purposeful Mother

May 13th, 2017 | Posted in May 2017

I spent last weekend with my family to celebrate my daughter’s college graduation and her achievements. What I loved about this is that it seemed similar to a destination wedding: everyone gathered in one location for the duration of the weekend, and people were not running home after dinner or coming and going to work. […]

Remember Up In Smoke?

November 9th, 2016 | Posted in November 2016

Smudging is a wonderful ritual and powerful way of giving gratitude for all that is above us and below us. I have been asked many times for the prayers I use for smudging and the directions for the actual ritual itself. If you have never participated in this ritual, this month of Thanksgiving is a […]

The Ancient Native American Ritual Called Smudging

October 23rd, 2012 | Posted in October 2012

This time of year as the summer foliage is dying and drying out and Mother Earth is calling us all to go within, I am reminded of the beautiful White Mountain sage I use each day.There is an ancient Native American ritual that was taught to me many years ago by one of my teachers […]