Celtic Mythology, Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Owl

Once again, Owl came into my dreams and I am now contemplating her message, her medicine. I have loved owls all my life and collected owl figurines in my youth. They always seemed rather serene to me, although I knew they were hunters. At that age I was not yet aware of their goddess associations… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Owl

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Moonday Musings, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

What are you mindful of today? "Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes." — Thich Nhat Hanh As I ponder today on this past weekend, when I encouraged women to celebrate their HerStories for Nollaig na mBan (Irish… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

Card Layouts, Lunar Cycles, New Moon

New Moon Card Layout: Wisdom of the Moon Phases

The New Moon arrived this evening here in Vancouver, at 5:28 pm PT, and I felt the urge to create a variation on a New Moon Spread, which I'm calling — rather simply! — Wisdom of the Moon Phases. In this layout, choose five cards and lay face down starting in the North and then… Continue reading New Moon Card Layout: Wisdom of the Moon Phases

Life Hacks

Does this path have heart?

Some folks like to make resolutions at the start of the calendar year. I gave up this practice some years ago but I do like to set intentions around Imbolc timing, which for me is early February (NH). I also use the Samhain/Yule period to reflect on what worked in the previous Wheel of the… Continue reading Does this path have heart?

Aromatherapy, Blessings, Cleansing, DIY Home Care Products, Essential Oils, Rituals and Ceremonies

Start the new calendar year with a Spiritual Cleanse

Sharing one of my favourite post-Solstice / New Year practices (and yes, I share this every year!!!) Many of us have cleansing rituals (both sacred and secular) associated with the new calendar year. For some it’s a simple clean sweep throughout the home, after all the holiday celebrations. For others, it’s a thorough decluttering of… Continue reading Start the new calendar year with a Spiritual Cleanse

Celtic Celebrations, Moon Mná, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

Celebrate your Herstories on Nollaig na mBan

Join your family, friends and SiStars in celebrating YOUR HerStory on 12th Night of Christmas, celebrated by my Celtic ancestors as Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Little Christmas in Irish Gaelic). For those of you not familiar with Women’s Little Christmas, it is a Celtic tradition from days of yore and is still celebrated in Ireland, the Isle of Man… Continue reading Celebrate your Herstories on Nollaig na mBan

Wheel of the Year

Inspiration for a New Year

As we begin a new calendar year ... “The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do." - Sequichie Comingdeer “If, like a Cherokee warrior, I can look at the new year as an opportunity to stand on new ground, then strength and courage are on my side. If I have waited… Continue reading Inspiration for a New Year