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

Card Layouts

A new Card Layout: Thanksgiving-Gratitude

Autumn is the time of harvesting, of Fall Fairs celebrating abundance, and a time of thanksgiving for the blessings and gifts we have harvested throughout the year. For those of us in Canada, we officially celebrate Thanksgiving with a national holiday on the second Monday of October, whichnthis year falls on October 8th (the same… Continue reading A new Card Layout: Thanksgiving-Gratitude

Card Layouts, Full Moon, Goddess

Card Layout: Diana’s Bow

I first heard of this spread — so fitting for us at the August Full Moon when we celebrate the goddess Diana — several years ago. It is known by several names including the Seven-Card Ellipse, Diana’s Crescent and Seven Stars. I like the simplicity of the Diana’s Bow seven-card spread and have used it… Continue reading Card Layout: Diana’s Bow

Card Layouts, Wheel of the Year

Aries Treasure Map for the New Moon

The Aries New Moon marks the beginning of the astrological year.  The Fire of Aries sparks your creativity, your divinity, and can support you in setting your map of the year: your vision, your goals and your inspiration. This nine-card card layout, based on the Feng Shui Bagua, is your Treasure Map for the year… Continue reading Aries Treasure Map for the New Moon

Ancestors, Card Layouts, Celtic Celebrations, Crone Wisdom, Samhain, Wheel of the Year

Ancestral Card Layout for Samhain

Blessings on “true” Samhain! Many of us in the Northern Hemisphere celebrated Samhain (SOW-en), the Celtic New Year and one of the most significant dates in the Celtic Wheel of the Year, starting at sunset on October 31st and ending at sunset November 1st. However, Samhain was not always celebrated on that specific day, now… Continue reading Ancestral Card Layout for Samhain