Imbolc, Lughnasadh, Soul Work

Lion’s Gate 8:8 Portal

This year (2019), the Sun entered Leo on July 23rd and we began tuning into the 8:8 Lion's Gate power portal which peaks on 8/8/2019 and ends (closes) when the Sun moves into Virgo on August 23rd.  You may see various dates for when the portal opens and closes, but all agree that the peak… Continue reading Lion’s Gate 8:8 Portal

Imbolc, Lughnasadh, Wheel of the Year

Blessings on “true” Lughnasadh and Imbolc

For those who celebrate Lughnasadh (Northern Hemisphere) and Imbolc (Southern Hemisphere) on the “true” day (i.e. the precise mid-point between the June Solstice and the September Equinox), today’s the day!  That mid-point arrived at 11:52 UTC August 7. I love celebrating on the traditional day (August 1st) as well as the “true” day, and others choose… Continue reading Blessings on “true” Lughnasadh and Imbolc

Celtic Celebrations, Imbolc, Lughnasadh

The gifts of Imbolc & Lughnasadh

  On this cross-quarter day, Imbolc in the Northern Hemisphere and Lughnasadh in the Southern Hemisphere, consider the commonality of these two festivals and how they might complement each other with their Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine aspects. For instance, the Celtic patrons of these celebrations — the goddess Brighid for Imbolc, and the god… Continue reading The gifts of Imbolc & Lughnasadh

Imbolc, Personal Growth, Soul Questions, Spirituality

The Spirituality of Friendship

As we honour the goddess Brighid and her transition from Crone back to Maiden at Imbolc* (see footer), consider taking some time to meditate or reflect on the women in your life . . .  your friendships with women — the Maidens, the Women, the Crones — and how your friendships have changed throughout the… Continue reading The Spirituality of Friendship

Celtic Celebrations, Divine Feminine, Imbolc, Wheel of the Year, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

Imbolc Blessings

H This week, we celebrate Imbolc (IM - OLK) and the Celtic goddess Brighid, goddess of fertility, creativity, the forge (blacksmiths and smithing), light, and livestock. But exactly WHEN do we celebrate, you may ask!! Some celebrate on the fixed date of February 1st whilst others will celebrate on the astronomical Cross-Quarter date of a… Continue reading Imbolc Blessings

Full Moon, Goddess, Imbolc, Lunar Cycles, Moon Mná, Soul Questions, Wiccan, Wise Woman Bean Gealach, Witchy Ways

Call on The Creatrix in the Full Moon

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Day 16, Full Moon in Cancer at 3:33 AM Pacific Time 🌕 🌿 It’s that time again… A beautiful Full Moon rising in the East. For me, it arrived at 3:30 AM today (Thursday, January 12th), but on the 11th for many of you, in this lovely global community.… Continue reading Call on The Creatrix in the Full Moon

Altars, Blessings, Celtic Celebrations, Divine Feminine, Earth Medicine, Full Moon, Goddess, Imbolc, Meditation, Ostara, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Shamanism, Wiccan

Celebrating the Quickening Full Moon in Virgo

Full Moon Blessings! Our First Nations sisters and brothers have many names for this full moon including the Full Snow Moon and the Bone Moon, alluding to both the typical heaviness of February snows as well as the shortage of food as winter draws to a close. Yet some call it the Quickening Moon, and… Continue reading Celebrating the Quickening Full Moon in Virgo