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Dubbed Baptism of Fire, members of Lake Harriet Spiritual Community observed the Summer Solstice - the longest day of the year with the sun at the apex - with song, celebration, dance and fire. Participants observed the Solstice with a service honoring the divine masculine and celebrating the sun at its zenith. During the service, participants experienced a baptism by fire and then afterwards joined the "Rhythm of Love" drum circle and watched a fire dance. In this photo:] Following the service, fire dancer Alyssa Kluver performed on the steps of Lake Harriet Spiritual Community, beneath an archway of fire, as some drummed and others watched

David Joles, Star Tribune

Rhythm and light

  • Article by: DAVID JOLES
  • Star Tribune
  • June 22, 2010 - 9:28 PM
Fire dancer Alyssa Kluver led the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community in a celebration of the summer solstice. The south Minneapolis community gathered last week to mark the longest day of the year with a service honoring the "divine masculine," including song, dance, a drum circle and a symbolic baptism of fire. The solstice began at 6:28 a.m. Monday.

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