4/13/2020 0 Comments
by Melanie-Dawn (Ollenberg) Bessa
Imagery of the Earth's seasons and cycles surround us every day, poking and prodding us to pay attention to the messages that each season has to offer. Seasonal Living is about listening to those messages. But with all that's going on in life, it's easy to pass these messages by, and it gets harder and harder to even see why listening to the signs of the seasons and living seasonally is so important.
Why should I live seasonally?
Each season has it's own unique attributes, purpose, mythos and medicine. When we shift our inner world so that it aligns with the natural world, we open up to a power that is deep, real, and empowering. As a divination arts practitioner, reading the signs and symbols in the world around me has become a very natural part of each day. But I remember when I didn't have this connection - it was a lonely, overwhelming, and confusing time. If we open up to listening to the messages in the seasons and cycles of nature, we will find some real gems to help us cope with our human experiences. Here are a few that come to mind:
1. We are not and never will be, truly alone. When we open up to the life that surrounds us in all things, we see how interconnected we are with it. Like trees sharing a communication system beneath a forest floor, we are not separate from nature but a part of it. Separation is illusion.
Personal reflections on living seasonally
Looking for other ways to enjoy the season?
Our Members are offering opportunities to tune in, nourish your soul, and keep connected to yourself and the world around you. All within the comfort of your home, while we work through this time of social distancing.
Leave a Reply.
All Advice Affirmation Animal Teachings Anxiety Assessment Tool Astrology Boundaries Breath Ceremony Chanting Cleaning Coaching Cooking Creativity Dream Earth Eco Spirituality Eco-Spirituality Fatigue Fear Fertility And Pregnancy Grief Grounding Happiness Honouring Our Elders Hormones Intention Intentionality Limiting Beliefs Living Seasonally Love Mars Retrograde Meditation Mindfulness Nature Nutrition Overwhelm Palmistry Practice Feature Prayer Psychotherapy Radical Self Nourishment Recipe Recovery Reiki Renewal Self Betrayal Self Care Self-Care Self-Compassion Self-expression Self Love Self-Love Self-worth Shinrin-Yoku Sleep Sound Healing Sounding Stress Symbolism Tarot Tools And Techniques Transformation Vitamin N Workshop Yoga
257 Danforth Ave Toronto