Many of us have animal guides and messengers bringing us wisdom when needed, and some of us have companion animals with us at all times, bringing their special magick: unconditional love, companionship and perhaps a little healing! It has been said that having a companion animal is a natural way to reduce blood pressure and… Continue reading Companion Animals . . . or Familiars?
I went for a quiet walk along Kitsilano Beach here in Vancouver, one of my favourite ways to connect with Mama Earth, and to meditate and reflect. And I saw so many Canada Geese! Some were loudly honking at me, defending his/her territory, while others stood guard, ever vigilant . . . and perhaps wondering… Continue reading Wisdom from Canada Goose
The goddess Epona ("great mare") — protector of so-called "service" animals such horses, ponies, donkeys and mules — was worshipped by both the Celts and the Romans, and has parallels with the goddess Rhiannon. In Celtic lore, Rhiannon was born at the first Moon Rise and is also known as the Divine Queen of Faeries.… Continue reading Celebrate the Feast of Epona on June 13th
I used to think of animal scales as a form of protection and camouflage (as well as for heat control), and for many they are. But they can also be a thing of beauty, with their intricate and colourful patterns. I am mesmerized by the beauty of a butterfly's wing... minute colourful scales shimmering in… Continue reading Butterfly Medicine: beauty and endurance
Earlier this week, I returned a little sparrow to Mama Earth, one who had flown into a window at our home ... heartbreaking, yet with a message for me. I'm sure many of you have experienced this... a loud bang on a window, jumping up to see what happened, then seeing a tiny feather. However,… Continue reading Fly away little bird
I'm so excited! We start the #animalearthmedicine Photo Challenge today on Instagram! Are you drawn to Shamanism, Paganism or perhaps love connecting to the wisdom of animals? And are you on Instagram? If so, you are going to fall in love 😍with the NOVEMBER photo challenge that I am co-hosting from @innerjourneyevents with my longtime… Continue reading Celebrate your Animal Allies in our November Instagram Challenge
I love working with my Animal Allies, an important part of my team of Allies which includes life guide(s), spirit messengers, ancestors, crystals, journey guides and so on. I learn from all the Animal Allies that show up for me… creatures of the land, sea, air, extinct animals, and those of myth and legend.… Continue reading Animal Allies: Embrace your Dingo!