Full Buck Moon Dream Board

Considering we just began a new lunar cycle, I figured I’d better post my dream board from the previous one. Last month I worked with the Full Buck Moon, which asks the question: What are your most powerful dreams? In answering this question, a whole new form came into being. Since last August, I have been creating 2 dream boards every month using manila folders as my substrate. This started to feel a bit thin, unfocused and frankly, boring. I knew I wanted to play with size and focus my intentions into a single collage. I found an old 12×12 scrapbook on my shelf that had brown kraft paper pages – I’m a sucker for brown kraft paper – and I love what emerged. It feels primal, ancient and wild. I only used 4 images and 2 words total, but there is an evocative richness that makes me want to stare at it for hours.

I will, however, admit that I have not stared at this collage for hours. Posting it now makes me look at it for probably the first time since I created it a month ago. Such is the state of my spiritual practice these days, and by extension my blog. I haven’t wanted to post or answer comments or have much to do with this space lately. This summer has been hot and fraught and full of change – both in the microcosm and the macrocosm. Much turmoil, little to show for it . . . much like the world at large, yes? I know my spiritual practice (and my blog) anchors me and guides me through these times, and yet, I neglect it exactly when I need it most.

And here’s the kicker: Next week finds me teaching a workshop on creative spiritual practice at Taproot. Oh the irony! The one speck of grace feels like simply allowing myself to assume the posture of teaching what I most need to learn. At least, that’s what I’m telling myself. I truly hope you are well, enjoying summer (or winter for you Cathy!!) and find yourself surrounded by what you need most. xoS

One thought on “Full Buck Moon Dream Board

  1. Thank you, Sheila. Yes I can relate to teaching what you most need to learn! Or that I need to give to myself that which I give to others – acceptance, kindness, heck just give myself a break!
    We are all wounded healers, aren’t we?

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