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Last March, a group of women gathered for a photo shoot. I was recently looking over these photos and wanted to share with you. The depth of the experience is hard to capture in single moments, but...

Jasmine Enfleurage

Enfleurage is a process of extracting aromatic compounds from delicate flowers using animal or vegetable fats. I do hope you love the jasmine enfleurage. May you meet her as I did, vulnerable and t...

OSTARA // Spring Equinox

The energy surrounding the equinox supports completion and this year especially, it feels like we are near the end of a chapter in global history that changed the story forever. 

Year of the OX

The Ox makes house in the second position on the Chinese zodiac, following 2020, the year of the rat. This is an opportunity to integrate the lessons we learned in 2020, moving forward with more st...

Ancients Listen

Ron Hamad is a director of commercial and narrative cinema. Working with national and international brands, he brings an honesty and an artist’s eye to all he engages with.

IMBOLC // The first sign of spring

Imbolc, pronounced EE-Molc, is a sacred sabbat that sits at the halfway point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. It is one of the four Celtic fire festivals centered around the mo...

Birth of a New Human

This is a long and lengthy topic to try to cover in a post, but I wanted to share some ideas I've been pondering. What is the new emergent myth for the age of Aquarius? I would suggest, it starts w...

The Origin of Santa Claus

A mushroom and the gift of a spiritual vision.  Though there are many cultural adaptations of this winter-time character, the origin of the most of the modern myth can be traced back to Siberia, wh...

YULE // Winter Solstice

On this winter solstice, December 21, 2020 we feel the influences of a very powerful planetary conjunction. Both Jupiter and Saturn go direct in Aquarius on this day. 

Ojai Holiday Giveaway

In the spirit of the gifting season, we have intentionally curated a holiday giveaway featuring some of our favorite Ojai artists and brands for one lucky winner!


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