Autumn and the Chakras

I absolutely adore autumn; it is my favourite season of all. I love the smells, the harvest, the clear blue skies and crisp air.  But, most of all, I love the colours.  And it seems (from my Instagram feed at least) that nearly everyone else is captivated too! "Autumn is a second spring when every … Continue reading Autumn and the Chakras

Harvest Gratitude: why the Harvest Festival could save our connection to our planet and each other

Harvest Festivals evoke a sense of community - people came together to collect the fruits, reap the corn, and get the stores ready for winter. They celebrated the abundant gifts together. They got the soil on their hands as they farmed and collected, fingertips stained purple from berry picking, and bodies sheened with sweat as they cut down the wheat. They worked hard for it, and they watched the plants grow into incredible fruits and vegetables. They prayed for rain, and for sun. They saw the growth process, and lived and felt the cycle of nature.