Contributors, contents + editor's note for Issue 16 Ceremony
It’s All Well + Good Magazine №16 | Ceremony | Flipbook
Ceremony is ancient and is living. While modern cultures have lost their connection to the stories and mythic dialogue of their ancestors, ceremony medicine for the brokenness in society. How do we ceremony without appropriate that which inspire and empower us but do not belong to us?
We have all heard tea is nurturing and healthy. That is the surface journey. Erica Ekrem of Odelae speaks of going deep with Tea.
In this photo essay, we take a glimpse of the different religious and spiritual traditions from around the world.
The Tea Sommelier Anne Carole Chaumet presented a beautiful tea ceremony of the Chinese tradition.
Ceremony and wisdom from the Far North. Exploring Ceremony Cards with Jane English. "Separateness is a delightful illusion, one that creates our world as we know it. Living as we do most of the time in this sense of being separate, it is good sometimes to dip back into the One as a reminder of who we really are ... or are not!"
"Whether they called them dragon lines, songlines, let lines, or vortexes, our ancestors spoke of energies in the earth that were sacred tot heir cultures, pointing to invisible lines of energy or matrixes that often converged around special natural areas or sacred sites." Cyndi Dale
"In Whose Light" do you do what you do? This question demands honesty and evolving awareness. A self-reflection.
We are all called to adventure, to embark on the journey as a hero and heroine. This is every man and every woman's task while on earth. "Be not absent for the length of a single breath." (A Sufi teaching)
Fire and Water - ceremonies of initiation that bracketed momentous years of change, from Japan to Bali and onward to the lands of the North.
Dr Michael Smith of Empath Connection speaks about why ceremony is important to him and the power of the circle and sweat lodge.