Photo taken by Joanna Powell Colbert, September 12, 2001. Update: A couple of people asked to buy prints, so I set up a page for it.  I’ll donate the profits to Red Cross tsunami relief.

I loooove my morning practice.  I’ve written about it more than once in this blog.  It changes and adapts over time, to meet my changing needs.  It currently involves my iPod, a green smoothie, and a certain Tarot deck.   The lovely Goddess Leonie put together this gorgeous free ebook featuring the morning practices of ...Continue Reading…

Every time I walk a labyrinth, it’s a different experience. It’s often calming and centering, and puts me into a space where I can hear the still, small voice within. Last night (Autumn Equinox & Harvest Moon) I participated in a community walk at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new public labyrinth here in Bellingham. ...Continue Reading…

"I believe in Love, and I live my life accordingly . . ."

 (The Moon card was the first card I created for the Gaian Tarot, back in 2001. After I finished it, I wrote this essay, which turned out to be too long for the Gaian Tarot companion book. But it's a pretty juicy article about moon lore, and I think you'll like it. It was first ...Continue Reading…

Once again, the local tribe gathered on sacred land to celebrate the First Fruits of the Harvest at Lammas. 

(This article was first published in SageWoman, Fall 2002) When I was 18 my boyfriend died, and the place I went for solace was the sea. Every day after classes ended I drove to my favorite beach, a rocky marine preserve in a small cove that was not well-known and therefore never crowded. I would ...Continue Reading…