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…

Waking the Wild

New blog today on the Nature’s Sacred Journey Patheos! “You see, we need our Wild. That ancestral echo within us is not just a random collection of desires and sensations. It is a wisdom carried within our very blood, hiding in the spaces within us that have not changed in millennia. Our Wild is a…

Devotional Practices for Living with Limits

This week I was the guest writer on the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans Patheos Blog.  I think we’ve all had the fantasy about the big, elaborate shrine in a wild-ish place somewhere.  We can see it in our mind’s eye – the natural stone, the altar, some vines creeping in a decorative-but-not-annoying way.  Maybe…