Happy 2013! I’m looking for signs of a new paradigm, and I have to say, I see them every day. Global consciousness is an unstoppable force, and we know another world is possible. People everywhere are standing up for universal
This End is a new Beginning
As darkness becomes dawn, the longest night gives way to longer days in the return of the light. According to the ancient Mayan calendar and other prophecies, the 2012 winter solstice marks a transition, the end of a cycle, a
Isles of Wonder: London 2012
Instead of the usual experienced athlete, seven teenagers with potential lit the Olympic cauldron at the London 2012 Olympics. From the Olympic torch, they passed the flame to 204 petals representing all the nations competing in the Olympics. When the petals were raised, they formed one glorious blossom, shining as One.
We are all Olympians. Reflect on those moments when synchronicities occur, patterns or coincidences that seem like magic, except that they are part of the fabric of the universe. Envision a piece of medieval chainmail, a rippling metal fabric made of interlocking circles. When we connect, synchronicities happen. Meeting in circle and connecting with other circles provides both power and protection, making us strong, flexible, and resilient. Whether we engage in friendly competition, or cooperate to create a greater harmony, we belong together. When we can do both for the benefit of all, we excel.
Clues to Rites
Here’s where you’ll find clues to understanding and making Cleu Rites a part of your life. Use the links at the bottom of this post (or any post) to narrow your focus.
Dancing in the Streets
Speculating about the possibility of a revival of collective joy, Barbara Ehrenreich asks, “Why not reclaim our distinctively human heritage as creatures who can generate their own ecstatic pleasures out of music, color, feasting, and dance?” Watching a samba school
Sweat your Prayers
Gabrielle Roth defines movement as “spiritual practice” and she explores 5 sacred rhythms in this inspiring book: Lyrical, Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, and Stillness. Each of these rhythms is a practical tool of awakening that will release us to dance, to