Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Choose Happiness

Happiness is a choice, a reaction, a conscious decision . . . You can: Create your present. Create your future. Choose loving-kindness. Choose happiness. In the words of Pema Chödrön: "Everything is material for the seed of happiness, if you look into it with inquisitiveness and curiosity. The future is completely open, and we are… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Choose Happiness

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Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: breathe the trees

I'm always happiest walking in the woods with our tree allies, known to some as the Standing People. The forest grounds me, refreshes me, inspires me. This quote from Robert Louis Stevenson reminds me just how much even the fragrance of the woods connects with our soul... and how its air inspires us (on so… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: breathe the trees

Earth Medicine, Herbalism

Flower Essences for your Home Apothecary

    When you are making flower essences for stocking your home apothecary, you will be working with local plants. This is a great way to get acquainted with your local flora, and to learn their properties. You can stock your home apothecary with essences that support your emotional state or underlying conditions or simply… Continue reading Flower Essences for your Home Apothecary

Alternative & Holistic Health, Earth Medicine

Create a Flower Essence

Flower essences are a wonderful way to bring the healing power of local plants to you all year around. They contain the essential subtle DNA / energetic print of the flower and can be used for homeopathic healing of all kinds: emotional and spirit. I carry one of the well-known commercial flower essences with me… Continue reading Create a Flower Essence

Mother Earth, Rituals and Ceremonies

World Oceans Day, June 8

On 8 June each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how each of us can protect it, no matter where we live. World Oceans Day raises the profile of the ocean, connects people worldwide, and inspires continuing action year-round to protect and restore this amazing resource that we all depend on.… Continue reading World Oceans Day, June 8

Lunar Cycles, Solstice

June Energetic Roots

The New Moon in Gemini has just passed and we are now firmly in the waxing rising energy of this Lunar Month, bringing us closer to the Solstice, which arrives June 21st at 15:54 UTC. The Solstice marks the arrival of astronomical Summer in the Northern Hemisphere and astronomical Winter in the Southern Hemisphere.  But… Continue reading June Energetic Roots

Lunar Cycles, New Moon

The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality

New / Dark Moon in Gemini ♊︎  at 10:01 UTC 03-June-2019 According to AstroSeek, the organs influenced by this moon sign include shoulders, arms, hands, bronchial tubes and lungs. Click on the link for further zodiac sign-moon-organ correspondences for June. A New Moon is always a time of deep contemplation, and a time when we… Continue reading The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality