Cycles, Thresholds, and the Best Black Lab in the World

In honor of our upcoming event in September, I had every intention of devoting this blog post to an exploration into some of the historical representations of Hecate — looking at the ways she has appeared throughout different regions and in different forms, exploring some of her symbology, and so on. But, then my mom’s […]

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A Handful of Seeds from the Underworld

Last weekend, Expanding Inward offered our eighth(!) weekend intensive at the beautiful Toddhall Retreat Center just outside of St. Louis, MO. We worked with The Five Truths of the Underworld, a piece of philosophy and story that came from our mentor, Cynthea Jones of Diana’s Grove. The Five Truths emerged from the story of Persephone, […]

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The journey to the Underworld (still) must be made alone

The journey to the Underworld must be made alone. In the last blog entry, River explored this truth of the Underworld in a really beautiful way. As I consider the truths that form the foundation of this place that we will visit, I find myself drawn to the same one, though with a different bent. […]

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The journey to the Underworld must be made alone.

At our September event at Toddhall just outside of St. Louis, we’ll be working with The Five Truths of the Underworld — a concept developed by our mentor and teacher, Cynthea Jones of the Diana’s Grove Mystery School. The Truths center around Persephone, the Queen of the realm, and we will be exploring them in […]

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Registration for the Fall Intensive: Today is the day!

We interrupt our regularly-scheduled Blog Post Wednesday for an important reminder and announcement. Registration will go live TODAY, Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12 noon CDT. A link to the registration page will be posted here on our website, on our Facebook page, and to subscribers of our email newsletter. Any one of those options will get […]

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