Our Autumn Equinox Season course begins Friday, September 18th! I love Autumn… stepping into the rich waning energies of this season and flowing with its Water-y intuitive influences as we ready for the coming season of Samhain on November 1st, marking the first season celebration in the Celtic new year. Pictured above is a preview… Continue reading Let’s get this party started!
Use the energy of The Virgin archetype — bold, fearless and independent — to turn your courageous dreams into courageous actions.
We are approaching an Equinox on September 22nd, a time when there is a momentary balance of Light and Dark around the world. At this Equinox, the Light Half of the Year tips toward the Dark Half (north of the Tropic of Cancer, the Autumn Equinox) and from the Dark Half to the Light Half (south… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Equinox Balance
Is there anything more precious than freedom of thought? Or the ability to think, evaluate, analyze, question, probe...? As Voltaire said, “Dare to think for yourself.” The work that we do and the beliefs that we hold — especially those of us who follow earth-based spirituality or work in alternative health or other "woo woo"… Continue reading MoonDay Musings:
Greek philosopher Plutarch said that "Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks." Chilean poet Pablo Neruda spoke to this too, "... my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests." We each have poetry… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Poetry of the Earth
At this Full Moon, Seanmháthair Gealach — Grandmother Moon, in Irish — is positioned in Pisces, a water sign, a sign of compassion, and ruled by Neptune, god of the Seas. Expect heightened energy around anything governed by the water element: emotions, creativity, intuition, dreams and the subconscious. It is so important to practise self… Continue reading Full Moon in Pisces: high tides of emotion and intuition
This quote — a question really — from Pema Chödrön came up in my Facebook memories, from five years ago. What if rather than being disheartened by the ambiguity, the uncertainty of life, we accepted it and relaxed into it? When I first read Chödrön’s words, I saw them as an invitation to freedom... or… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: accepting uncertainty
The New Moon in Leo arrives August 19 @2:41 UTC (August 18 @ 7:41 PM PDT) and brings with it a new monthly theme: Courageous Dreams. Recently we experienced the power and illumination of the Lion’s Gate 8:8 Portal — a cosmic alignment of the Earth, Sun and the star Sirius, the brightest star in… Continue reading New Moon in Leo: Courageous Dreams
This month has been so wonderful for stargazers, with the unexpected arrival of Comet Neowise (so brilliant and large in the sky), the return of the annual Perseid Meteor Showers, and so many planets brightly shining in the night sky (Jupiter, Saturn, Mars). What do you see when you look up at the night sky?… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Star Dreams
A rose reborn... I see signs everywhere. And this was one of them! We thought our rose plant had come to the end of its natural life. It had been failing for some time and put out only one or two blossoms a year, one often in January or February. So a couple of weeks… Continue reading Healing with a rose in dark times