Epiphany: the Gift of the Three Kings

Epiphany: the Gift of the Three Kings Today is Epiphany, the day the three kings arrived to visit the Christ child. Each Epiphany we do a gift spray around the perimeter of our property, a distance and ruggedness that we seldom encounter. This involves not only the gift spray, but two before it of an… Read more »

Is Nature’s Last Hue Gold, too?

Is Nature’s Last Hue Gold, too? This season the gold is what draws you in, like that first gold of spring. But now, with the veil thinning between worlds, the gold takes us down, especially today. It’s been there all summer, that gold, maybe even ever since Frost proclaimed nature’s first green is gold!  Is it… Read more »

Rising Fullness of December 2012

Rise of the cold full moon over the Napa Valley, December 2012 Rising Fullness of December 2012 This evening we will grind together Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh (Three Kings Preparation) starting at 11:30 pm until 12:30 am.  We will remember the fullness of the gifts of 2012, the seeds of which we carry into 2013…. Read more »

Preparing the Gifts of the Magi

Starting at 11:30 pm on New Year’s Eve we grind frankincense, myrrh, and homeopathic gold in a mortar and pestle for a full hour. This is an aromatic activity, the scent intoxicating us with the change of the year, the past and the future all together in this very moment. It is a time to… Read more »