The full moon of November is called the Beaver Moon. She shows us how to prepare our lodge for the coming winter months.
Now we prepare for the time of our inward journey. What do we gather for those dark days ahead? Our ancestors made ceremonies, sang the songs of their ancestors, tucked away seeds for planting in the spring. We have needs in our modern lives. What is in your spirit lodge that needs removing? And what needs to be brought in and fed?
At this time of Thanksgiving, consider making offerings to the animals who live around you. Your Spirits of Place. Expressing gratitude to the ancestors who sent you your gifts is part of the Thanksgiving spirit.
Artist Clarence Mills