Bringing in the Harvest

The Wheel of the Year just passed August 1st, a cross-quarter day for most of the Pagan world.  On August 1st, we honor the halfway mark between the Summer Solstice and the Autumnal Equinox. Two of the most common names we see for observances at this time are Lammas and Lughnassadh.  Lammas translates to loaf-mass…

Let the Darkness be Soil

This past Sunday, I had the pleasure of leading the service at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick.  Below, you will find the video and text of my sermon. My name is Irene.  I teach the weekly yoga classes here, facilitate the monthly labyrinth walks, and I’m the squirrel herder in chief for the Frederick…