Wheel of the Year

Blessings on Lúnasa and Imbolg

Blessings to all on the Fire Festivals of Lúnasa and Imbolg! Traditional Lúnasa arrives at sunset tonight in the Northern Hemisphere, as does Imbolg for those in the Southern Hemisphere! In Celtic traditions, the day begins at sunset … so these fire festivals begin this evening and continue through to sunset on August 1st! In… Continue reading Blessings on Lúnasa and Imbolg

Earth Medicine, Spirituality

Finding your sanctuary

Where do you find your sanctuary? Your sacred place? Like this Hermann Hesse quote, I find sanctuary with the trees and with Nature... meditating in or walking through a forest, sitting at the ocean's edge contemplating the sky and the water, strolling through a meadow, sitting on a riverbank. Click image to follow us on… Continue reading Finding your sanctuary

Wheel of the Year

Blessings on Lunar Lúnasa and Imbolg

On today’s Full Moon, blessings to you on Lunar Lúnasa and Lunar Imbolg! I am beginning to feel the gentle pull and shift from the peak of Summer's fiery energies experienced at Solstice, towards the watery energies that come with the Autumn Equinox. I can definitely feel the Lúnasa influence and energies. Although many consider… Continue reading Blessings on Lunar Lúnasa and Imbolg

Courses & Workshops, Wheel of the Year

Join me for Lúnasa Season

Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere will soon be celebrating Lúnasa (also the Irish word for the month of August) and those in the Southern Hemisphere will be celebrating Imbolg. Many celebrate on the traditional date of August 1st, the closest Full Moon or on the "true" date of August 7th, or simply when it feels that… Continue reading Join me for Lúnasa Season

Lunar Cycles

MoonDay Musings: Don’t Push the River

This lunar month we began with a new theme — Unfold / Refold your Self, inspired by the qualities of Cancer’s water element — agile and freely flowing like water. As I was writing about the theme for this blog and my newsletter, something was bubbling underneath, an inchoate memory of a phase about water…… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Don’t Push the River

Lunar Cycles

New Moon in Cancer: Refold / Unfold my Self

Last year, we received a double dose of Cancer energy with two successive New Moons in Cancer, one in June and then again in July. Perhaps the skies knew we needed an extra dose of the protection, healing and nurturing that Cancer offers us, as we collectively experienced the pandemic and all that entailed. We have come… Continue reading New Moon in Cancer: Refold / Unfold my Self

Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Catching up to what you are

View or purchase the prints on Lucy Campbell's website Years ago, I read the inspiring words below from Clarissa Pinkola Estés. I saw then again today, and had to share. Today, her words particularly inspired me as I have recently started learning how to draw and paint, skills I have neglected most of my life… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Catching up to what you are

Lunar Cycles

Regain your footing with the Full Moon in Capricorn

This is a significant full moon in so many ways — actually, aren't they all?! — especially as it peaks within the energy of the June 20-21 solstice. I don’t know how this energy is manifesting for you, but for me, well, I’ve been feeling rather frazzled! Others I know have had similar experiences. A… Continue reading Regain your footing with the Full Moon in Capricorn

Lunar Cycles

Full Moon in Capricorn: what will you call it?

Image source: Canva What will you call this full moon? It is known by many names: the Strawberry Moon, Honey Moon, Mead Moon, Lover’s Moon, and many more. All these names are rooted in local traditions in various regions, revealing the connection between the land and its people. Some call it the Strawberry Moon for… Continue reading Full Moon in Capricorn: what will you call it?

Sky Medicine, Wheel of the Year

Pause and Reflect at Solstice

Solstice Sunset at Spanish Banks, Vancouver, Canada Solstice arrives June 21st at 3:32 UTC / 8:32 pm PDT June 20th. This is celebrated as Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, and Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. For both, it is a time of pause and a shift in energetic waxing and waning. At Summer… Continue reading Pause and Reflect at Solstice