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the gifts of Coventina

the gifts of Coventina

This month in the Embracing Shakti Temple our featured embodiment of the Divine Feminine is Coventina, the Celtic Goddess of purification, wells and new beginnings. Although it seems much knowledge has been lost about this goddess, what we do know is that it is said...

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winter solstice ritual

winter solstice ritual

Saturday is the Winter Solstice, also known as Yule. On this day the tilt of the Earth's semi-axis is furthest away from the Sun, creating the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This is a sacred day that predates Christmas by thousands of years, and...

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navigating the challenges

navigating the challenges

Today's newsletter is short. The truth is, I'm pretty exhausted. It's been a challenging few days - late last week my mother tripped and fell, cracking her pelvis in two places. She is in the hospital recovering and my dad has been home alone and not able to drive. So...

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you are a pillar of light

you are a pillar of light

This morning during my morning practice by the river, I was sensing into the power of my energy field as I was connecting to everything around me. In that moment I felt so joyful, grateful and centred. I felt deep within me that this was my natural state of being. It...

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enter the labyrinth

enter the labyrinth

Have you ever walked a labyrinth? A labyrinth is a walking meditation or spiritual practice that can be traced to many different ancient traditions.  The earliest labyrinth designs are more than 5,000 years old. Unlike a maze, a labyrinth has no dead ends or wrong...

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the gifts of Sedna

the gifts of Sedna

This month in the Embracing Shakti Temple our featured embodiment of the Divine Feminine is Sedna, the Inuit Goddess of the sea and shadow. She represents thankfulness, providence, nature and abundance. The mother of the sea, Sedna origin story is quite tragic and she...

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