Tag Archives: Nature Spirituality

Our Weekly Tip: Create An Altar or Meditation Space to Keep Memories Alive

A physical place to remember creates context for groundlessness

Our Tip of the Week: The experience of bereavement (literally, to be torn apart) often comes with a sense of groundlessness — like the rug has been pulled out from under your feet, throwing you into a free-fall where your … Continue reading

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Tree Church Reflects a Re-landing of Spirituality

A church made of trees invokes the natural world as a place of worship

When Barry Cox first envisioned a church of trees in the backyard of his Ohaupo, New Zealand home, he didn’t expect that it would resonate so powerfully with others. Cox’s initial vision, simply dubbed the “Tree Church,” has since grown … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Celebration of the Summer Solstice

Nature religion traditions honor the longest day and shortest night of the year with reflection on the life cycle

Yesterday was the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, the shortest night, and the point in the year when our days gradually become shorter and our nights longer. For cultures that revere nature, the Solstice calls for a … Continue reading

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