Fire Speaks: The Story of Mt. Monadnock
Peterborough, New Hampshire USA
Sat, Sept. 4 | 4:00 pm-12:30 am Eastern (US)

Wisdom from the dawn of creation.

Ancient legends and sacred texts tell similar stories: when the human people faced tremendous challenges, Divine spirits would sometimes take physical form and offer the people guidance. Such a thing can be difficult for a Western mind to comprehend. But the pressures people face today have been building for a long time. From climate change to extreme social polarization to Covid, peoples’ need for guidance is so great it constitutes a “sacred essential.”

That’s why 20 years ago, the timeless essence of Fire began speaking to people everywhere through Don David Wiley, an elder medicine person in the Huichol tradition of Mexico. “Grandfather Fire” has spoken with thousands of people  who come to hear timeless wisdom and guidance about how to approach life’s challenges with courage and inner balance. Grandfather’s counsel and teachings help people move beyond fear and confusion so they can live Heart-aware lives of meaning and purpose.

Living from Heart is a fundamentally different way of approaching the world.

Grandfather Fire’s stories and lessons about the dynamic interplay of Heart and Mind have changed the lives of people all over the world. He cuts through doubt, confusion and illusion with a long-view perspective that delivers tried-and-true ways to find connection, compassion, learning, growth and healing. He’s wise, funny, provoking and astonishingly insightful.

Release your expectations and open your heart to Divine guidance, from the source.


Grandfather Fire will tell the Story of Mt. Monadnock as part of a three-day weekend event

For those called to hear this story, a special request is made: purification by a sweat lodge within 24 hours of the storytelling.

Arriving Friday to help prepare, rising Saturday to purify, remaining with Grandfather after the close of the public fire for a private storytelling audience as the evening becomes Sunday.




COVID-19 has impacted all of us in many ways.

Sacred Fire is committed to doing our part to ensure the health and safety of our community, volunteers and their families. This event will comply with all local Covid restrictions. We have outlined safety procedures in our effort to ensure a safe environment. Our ceremony will be outdoors with plenty of space to maintain physical distancing. Event leaders will walk you through a process to ensure we enjoy our time together and prioritize everyone’s safety. Please review the COVID-19 guidelines that will be in effect for this event here.


  • Grandfather Fire

    Grandfather Fire—Traditional cultures throughout the Americas have long known Fire to be a wise and loving presence. Many Aboriginal and First Nations peoples call the Spirit of Fire Grandfather. During Fire Speaks audiences, traditional healer Don David Wiley lends his body so the Spirit of Fire can answer questions from those who come to hear His stories and wisdom.  Spending time with Grandfather Fire and his teachings about living life from Heart has helped thousands find clarity and courage to meet life’s challenges in a new way. Grandfather Fire is wise, funny, provoking, and profoundly insightful. Spending an evening with Him is a unique opportunity to ask your most pressing questions about life’s mysteries and deepen your connection with the sacred spirits of the natural world.





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The hosting Firekeepers for this event are Chris Griffin

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