People are invited to bring a story to tell and a favorite dish (it does *not* need to be anything on a normal Thanksgiving menu) to share. The common theme or inspiration for the stories will be Giving Thanks. What you are thankful for? How you realized this? What happened to help you to this realization? How do you show your gratitude?
Starting at 4pm, we will gather, eat, sing and tell stories until the wee hours, and sleeping over is encouraged! Children are also very welcome!
Please comment on this page to send us a private email to join our planning Acorn, RSVP or make other inquiries. (Comments are NOT published.)
This event is open to friends of Rainsong, and friends of friends.
We are so grateful for your presence in our lives!
We will *not* be hosting Open Saturdays on November 2nd or 9th or 16th. We’ll see you after that!
Rainsong is pleased to help present a special year long workshop designed to help create a community that will function like a village in our hearts and lives. We will meet for 6 instensive weekends throughout 2014, with many additional supportive gatherings. The introductory weekend is January 17-19th, 2014. Click here for details.
Hobbits, Orcs, Wizards, Elves, and other costumed creatures are all welcome!
Chakra Workshop continues from 2-4 while children continue playing. Cooking and communal meal happens from 4-6, followed by music and games!
I doubled the recipe, below, thinking it would make 2 pies, but I had enough filling leftover to make a crustless loaf which was delish. So: crust is optional!
That said, he’s how to make a great gluten free pie crust:
One Pie Crust.
1/3rd cup coconut oil
1 tablespoon Ghee
or, instead of the above, 1/2 cup grass fed butter
2 Eggs, Preferably Local Pastured
1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt
3/4 Cup Coconut Flour (or almond flour)
1 Tablespoon Raw Honey
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Melt coconut oil and ghee or butter in saucepan on low heat.
Mix all ingredients except flour together in bowl. Then add the flour. Stir until dough holds together.
Grease a 9″ pie pan with coconut oil.
Squish dough into a ball and pat into pie pan. Don’t worry if the edges don’t come all the way up the sites of the pan. Half way up is just fine. Prick it with a fork (or it will bubble up!) and bake for 9 minutes. Let cool a bit before filling with pumpkin batter.
Recipe for 1 pie (though it may make more!)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
2 cups of pumpkin puree (a small pumpkin can easily make 4 cups of puree. To make puree, remove the seeds and “guts” and bake pumpkin in oven at 400 for about 45-60 minutes. Let cool a bit so you can peel off the skin. Then blend in food processor. Taste it. If it is sweet, you don’t need to add much honey or maple syrup. You can also substitute sweet potato for pumpkin.)
1 14 oz can of Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk (not lite)
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cardamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons of honey (maybe add a bit more if the pumpkin is not sweet)
2 teaspoons of grade b maple syrup (maybe add a bit more if the pumpkin is not sweet)
Mix ALL ingredients, including the warm oil. A bowl can work. A vitamix or blender is probably better.
Then pour into pie crust. It’s ok if the filling covers the top of the edges of the pie crust. Make sure it isn’t so full that you can’t move your pan without spilling it!
Bake for approximately 50 minutes, until a fork comes out clean. Let cool a bit and enjoy!
We invite you to join us this fall for a free Chakra Healing Workshop.
• to grow and heal, and invite others in our community to do the same;
• to promote health on all levels through practicing individual self-healing and increased self-awareness
We will engage in meditation, journaling, discussions and sharing wisdom in an atmosphere of respect and acceptance. Each session will include a self-healing exercise that we’ll learn together.
What to bring:
Wear clothing that is comfortable for active body movement and stretches, and bring a journal to write in.
Workshops will be held on Saturdays in October, November and early December, 2013, from 2-4pm. Our first meeting will be on October 12th, and we will likely skip November 30th for a Thanksgiving gathering.
• Day 1 Introduction: Chakras 1 – 7 overview
• Day 2 Chakra 1 – Fear vs. Safety
• Day 3 Chakra 2 – Guilt vs. Sexual Creation
• Day 4 Chakra 3 – Shame vs. Willpower
• Day 5 Chakra 4 – Grief vs. Love
• Day 6 Chakra 5 – Lies vs. Speaking your Truth
• Day 7 Chakra 6 – Illusion vs. Clarity
• Day 8 Chakra 7 – Stagnation vs. Inspiration
• Day 9 Integration: putting it all together
Please come for the Day 1 Introduction to get an overview of all chakras. You can choose to attend all subsequent sessions, or pick those that resonate most with your interests. We will conclude by integrating our experiences in all seven chakras.
This workshop is free. Please comment on this page to RSVP and request more details.
Please let us know if you’re interested in bringing children — there will be other kids playing nearby.
This workshop is part of our weekly Coyote Saturday Gathering.