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Growing a better tomorrow, with UHI


July 9, 2021 By Adelle Horler
UHI partnership

It was a year in the making and our very first sustainable food production course has now completed in Cullerne Gardens, the seven acres of land next to The Park here at Findhorn, which grows much of our food. The month-long course, in partnership with the University of the Highlands and Islands Moray College, was aimed at young, … read more

Healing in a kilt


April 29, 2021 By Adelle Horler

What started as a fundraiser turned into a profoundly moving and spiritually healing experience for our walkers on the Scottish Virtual Kiltwalk. These are four personal sharings from this pilgrimage. On Friday 23 and Saturday 24 April, members of the Findhorn community donned tartan to take part in this annual fundraising event. This … read more

VIDEOS: The energy remains


April 15, 2021 By Adelle Horler
Video fire damage

It’s undeniably heartbreaking to look over the ravaged sites of the Main Sanctuary and the Community Centre, as these two videos show, remembering the deep love, laughter, sometimes tears and above all the heart-opening connection that those walls witnessed. But hope, and more, remains. ‘I’m spellbound by the energy that is … read more

Little miracles while letting go


January 31, 2021 By Adelle Horler
Threshold ritual

The end of January sees a profound change for the Findhorn Foundation, as we say goodbye to many co-workers whose roles were focused on receiving residential guests who, due to the pandemic, we can no longer hold. To mark this transition, the community held a threshold ritual over two days. Here’s Britta Schmitz’s experience … read more

Cluny takes on climate change


January 25, 2021 By Adelle Horler
Aerial of Cluny

In line with the Findhorn Foundation’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2030, a new solar power array for Cluny will soon catapult this Victorian building into the 21st century, thanks partly to the vision of resident Craig Phizacklea. Planning permission has been granted to place 28 solar panels on the veranda atop Cluny Hill’s dining … read more

We love your Solstice Spiral ideas


January 11, 2021 By Adelle Horler
Solstice spiral

So much creativity! In response to the video on how to create your own Solstice ritual, we received even more ideas on building beautiful spirals. Here’s Britta Schmitz on some of the feedback we received: It was so wonderful to see how many Winter Solstice Spirals were created and walked beyond Findhorn this winter. There were lovely … read more

Insights and Setbacks: mysteries of the Transformation Game cards


December 18, 2020 By Adelle Horler
Insight cards

The Transformation Game next step cards don’t always give you what you want, but they do offer what you need – as Britta Schmitz discovered ahead of her sabbatical in the summer of 2018: I’ve thinking about the power of the Transformation Game these days as our online Global Transformation Game is going to start soon. Apart … read more

If in doubt, go out!


December 12, 2020 By Adelle Horler
Nature is a healer

Being in nature has become a spiritual practice for Britta Schmitz – read how it supported her year-long journey to heal grief: Last year in September I started walking to the beach every day. This was a big thing for me as I believed I’d never be fit enough to move much. I thought the cold air would hurt my lungs and make me ill, and … read more

Playing a miracle


December 3, 2020 By Adelle Horler
Transformation Game

A recent Transformation Game played by the whole Findhorn Foundation community delivered profound awareness, some real pain and plenty of magical insights. Britta Schmitz was one of the players – here’s her personal account of the part she played.   Note: If you’ve experienced the Transformation Game before you know it plays … read more

Love and weddings at Findhorn


November 26, 2020 By Adelle Horler
Evert and Pia

Love is smiling at the Park – two couples who met here at Findhorn have married! How wonderful is that? Britta Schmitz has the story: On 22 November we had a beautiful wedding ceremony within the heart of our community. Evert and Pia were married by Judith Bone in the Main Sanctuary. Due to Covid regulations there could only be a small … read more