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

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Cleansing, Earth Medicine, Environment, Goddess, Rituals and Ceremonies

A Ritual and a Prayer on World Oceans Day 

On  World Oceans Day, I am reminded of the importance of this Kenyan proverb: "Treat the Earth well. She was not given to you by your parents. She was loaned to you by your children." So, today, on World Oceans Day, I will go to the sea and offer a healing ritual and blessing to… Continue reading A Ritual and a Prayer on World Oceans Day 

Cleansing, Earth Medicine, Healing, Rituals and Ceremonies, Witchy Ways

A Healing Ritual for Yemaya (and YOU) on World Oceans Day

Thursday, June 8th is World Oceans Day, a day the United Nations has set aside each year as a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This year’s theme is Our Oceans, Our Future, with a conservation focus of “encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier… Continue reading A Healing Ritual for Yemaya (and YOU) on World Oceans Day

Balance, Cleansing, Earth Medicine, Equinox, Health, Herbalism, Life Hacks

Shifts in your Seasonal Self

As we move from Summer to Autumn north of the Equator (and from Winter to Spring in the Southern Hemisphere), Mama Earth’s energy is shifting…. as is ours. At the Summer Solstice, Father Sun's Yin energy is at its peak and at the Winter Solstice, it's at its lowest.... Yang energy takes dominance. At the… Continue reading Shifts in your Seasonal Self

Cleansing, Full Moon, Lunar Cycles, Mother Earth, Pagan, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies, Sacred Space, Wiccan

Infuse your Full Moon release with Capricorn’s grounding energy

Do you have your Full Moon Ritual planned for tonight? You can also do your ritual at any time during the three-day phase of the Full Moon, so plenty of time to plan! This month I'll be using a Water Release in my ritual (first published in this blog in October 2015) but I am… Continue reading Infuse your Full Moon release with Capricorn’s grounding energy

Blessings, Celtic Celebrations, Cleansing, Full Moon, Mother Earth, Pagan, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies, Sacred Space, Wiccan

A Burlá Ghuí for Birth, Death and Rebirth

On tonight's Full Egg Moon, I was privileged to participate in a global moon maiden ritual, preparing a Burlá Ghuí for Birth, Death and Rebirth under the auspices of The Morrigan, the Celtic Goddess associated with this triple cycle of life (similar to the Valkyries or Kali). Some of us came together in Circle, and… Continue reading A Burlá Ghuí for Birth, Death and Rebirth

Celtic Celebrations, Cleansing, Full Moon, Meditation, Mother Earth, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies

Honouring the Full Egg Moon

Full moon tonight! In Vancouver, we move into the Full Moon energy tonight at 10:25 PM (April 22nd 5:25 AM UTC) . This Full Moon is in Scorpio, a Water Sign.... very emotional and deep. Think of the ocean. We see the surface, yet that is only a tiny fraction of the ocean's body. So… Continue reading Honouring the Full Egg Moon