Mark Your Calendar for the coming Imbolg (NH) and Lúnasa (SH) celebrations in the Wheel of the Year, the first celebration within the 2021 calendar year. I like to think of Imbolg aka Imbolc as a continuing celebration of the waxing light that ignited and inspired us at Winter Solstice — and, of course, its… Continue reading Imbolg and Lúnasa: When will YOU celebrate?
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Header Image source: Photo by Yeshi Kangrang on Unsplash Blessings on the first New Moon of 2021, arriving in Capricorn on Tuesday, January 12th @ 9:00 PM PST (January 13th @ 0:500 UTC). New Moon energies This first new moon in Winter Solstice season is a time of deep rest, reflection and restoration as Father Sun slowly awakens… Continue reading New Moon in Capricorn: Being
Photo by Masaaki Komori on Unsplash I often glance back at my Facebook Memories feed to reflect on what was happening on this day in previous years, along with posts I’ve shared from this blog. Most of the time, I still agree with what I wrote then, and sometimes I totally disagree with my Self… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Consciousness and Happiness
Happy New Year to all, and Blessings for 2021! 2021 can be a wonderful year of awakening, transition, change and manifestation.... if we so choose. Take time to be grateful for the Light and support you receive. Mindfully hold the light for others on their journey, as their light may need to be nurtured. In… Continue reading Blessings for 2021
This year — more than any recent year — I so need this soul-stice time of reflection and renewal, my “cauldron time”. Much is still churning within me. I am restless, questioning my beliefs and practices, finding new paths. I often find inspiration in poetry and found one, “Winter’s Cloak” (co-written by Joyce Rupp… Continue reading Soul-stice Season and Winter’s Cloak
My 2021 word of the year Some of us choose a “word for the year” as we approach a new calendar year, and we each have our own process or ritual for finding it. For some, this is a long and deliberate process. For others, the word arrives spontaneously … popping into one’s consciousness with… Continue reading What’s your 2021 Word of the Year?
Winter Solstice arrived on December 21st, and I always celebrate that as the first day of the #12DaysOfSolstice and the beginning of Winter Solstice season. (A quick search of this site for "12 Days of Solstice" will reveal many posts over the years.) Newgrange (Sí an Bhrú, in Irish) pictured above is located in Brú na… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Illumination, The Medicine of Solstice
At Solstice, I am drawn to stillness... to the pause... to connecting deep within to my inner garden. There is something about winter gardens that inspire my soul-stice reflections ... something in their post-harvest resting state that draws me in ... those deep dark purples and browns of seed pods and leaves amongst the fading… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: A Solstice Reflection
The journey of spiritual enlightenment is not necessarily a direct or straight line. It is more like a spiral, coming back to what may feel like the beginning but with all the knowledge and experience from the journey. You are starting afresh, but with a new view of the world, with your newly acquired wisdom.… Continue reading Making the darkness conscious
As we approach Winter Solstice season and the last new moon of the year today (December 14th), you may be sensing the powerful Sky energies — so much is happening as we look to the Sky day or night!