Reflections on the Autumn Cross-Quarter 2019
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Reflections on the Autumn Cross-Quarter 2019

We had a unifying Octal Meditation and a rich, thoughtful discussion online last week. Topics we discussed included our need for community and shared meditation practices in the face of the climate crisis and other stresses and struggles, the sense of being part of something larger as a way to manage grief, the astronomical configuration …

Considering the Dead: traditions of the Autumn Cross-Quarter
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Considering the Dead: traditions of the Autumn Cross-Quarter

Considering, mourning & celebrating death this Cross-Quarter

The end of October and beginning of November are mid-autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. The autumn cross-quarter is celebrated in different ways in diverse traditions. It is connected with Samhain, Halloween and the Day of the Dead – traditions that allow us to consider our responses to …