The sacred story of Corn continues to unfold into our time. On June 13th, Sacred Fire will be joining others in a ritual corn planting at Casa Xiuhtecuhtli in Tepoztlán, Mexico. Five years ago, we were given this prosperity ritual to support us in our work.
Planting is a profound affirmation of life—especially in a time of turmoil and imbalance. You can join us in that affirmation by lighting a candle on June 13th starting at 10 AM Eastern. Our prayer: May we have the resources we need to bring Heart and Fire more fully into the world. Thank you!Read More
Life Cycle Living programs offer insight, self-inquiry and group dialogue about the importance of community in helping its members move through the distinct stages of human life, from birth to death. Facilitated by Sacred Fire Lifeways providers, participation in these explorations is setting the stage for future initiatives to spread the gift of Fire through the example of healthy, heart-centered communities.
You are invited to participate in a Life Cycle Living program close to you. See the event listing below to find a Life Cycle Living near you, and note the recent addition of an opportunity coming to Chapel Hill, NC (USA.)Read More
All who have experienced “Grandfather Fires” first-hand know the blessings of these events come in many forms: warm human connection with other attendees, both known and newly met; divine words of wisdom that are timely and actionable; and something else that can’t quite be put to words. For that, you are invited to have your own experience.
There is still time to register for Ignite Your Heart, June 15-17, 2018 in Dartmoor, England; and Fire Speaks events in Asheville, NC (USA) Toronto (Canada) July 28 and New Freedom, PA (USA) August 25.Read More
by Prema Sheerin, Sacred Fire Asheville, NC, USA
In this fourth article in a series of five, traditional healer and Sacred Fire Community Lifeways provider Prema Sheerin continues her exploration of the five “elemental” emotions that are a natural part of the human experience.
Like the rain that comes to cool the heat of summer, grief (which is associated with the season of autumn) provides nourishing moisture that allows us to process and heal the losses we will inevitably encounter. In our modern western culture we have become obsessed with happiness and we have shunned the emotion of grief, believing that it is ‘negative’ and ‘depressing’. We apologize for our tears and sadness, thinking that we are ‘bringing everyone down’. A vast polarity has been created between sadness and happiness and we see happiness as being the desired outcome, a place to arrive and stay. We have forgotten that happiness, like all elemental emotions, will arise and then subside to make way for the next feeling that will swell in response to the circumstances of our lives.Read More
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