Lunar Cycles

Full Moon in Pisces: high tides of emotion and intuition

At this Full Moon, Seanmháthair Gealach — Grandmother Moon, in Irish — is positioned in Pisces, a water sign, a sign of compassion, and ruled by Neptune, god of the Seas. Expect heightened energy around anything governed by the water element: emotions, creativity, intuition, dreams and the subconscious. It is so important to practise self… Continue reading Full Moon in Pisces: high tides of emotion and intuition

Lunar Cycles

New Moon in Leo: Courageous Dreams

The New Moon in Leo arrives August 19 @2:41 UTC (August 18 @ 7:41 PM PDT) and brings with it a new monthly theme: Courageous Dreams. Recently we experienced the power and illumination of the Lion’s Gate 8:8 Portal — a cosmic alignment of the Earth, Sun and the star Sirius, the brightest star in… Continue reading New Moon in Leo: Courageous Dreams

Lunar Cycles

Earth-friendly Bathroom Freshener

This morning's new batch of bathroom air freshener using an essential oil blend of Pink Grapefruit, Bergamot, Lemon and Lime There are have been some tips circulating lately on social media about adding laundry soap or softener to one’s toilet tank in order to create a fresh bathroom smell. There have also been posts noting… Continue reading Earth-friendly Bathroom Freshener

Lunar Cycles

Self Sovereignty and the New Moon in Cancer

You may have noticed that we have, once again, a New Moon in Cancer this month. This does happen at times. That being said, the Moon moves into Leo a mere three hours after moving into its New phase, so some may choose to call this a New Moon in Leo. But for me, this double… Continue reading Self Sovereignty and the New Moon in Cancer

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work

A Release Ritual with Stones

Photo by bantersnaps on Unsplash In our previous post — Create space for something wonderful... — I shared some thoughts on the Full Moon, that the energies of the moon and sky can "raise our awareness to our own transformation, to the shifts in perspective that have been whispering quietly just under the surface of our conscious minds…… Continue reading A Release Ritual with Stones

Lunar Cycles

Create space for something wonderful on the Full Moon in Capricorn

How has this lunar month manifested for you so far? We began with a theme of Authentic Self (re)Born, inspired by the New Moon in Cancer, the Solstice and an Annular Solar Eclipse. So many powerful energies were at work, and you may have felt a pull from many directions. Perhaps the grounding energy of the Full… Continue reading Create space for something wonderful on the Full Moon in Capricorn

Lunar Cycles

Naming the Sagittarius Full Moon

Wisdom from Grandmother Moon What will you name Friday’s Full Moon (& eclipse!) in Sagittarius? For some, this is the Rose Full Moon, the Strawberry Full Moon or the Mead Full Moon. I like to name it myself, based on what’s happening locally with flora and fauna. And isn't that how those names originated? I… Continue reading Naming the Sagittarius Full Moon

Lunar Cycles

Begin a new adventure with the Sagittarius Full Moon and Eclipse

We began this lunar month with the New Moon in Gemini, a theme of communing, an invitation to share one's intimate thoughts or feelings with someone (or something) — especially on a spiritual level and even non-verbal level — and to harness that Gemini sociability and let it work for us in whatever way that… Continue reading Begin a new adventure with the Sagittarius Full Moon and Eclipse

Lunar Cycles, Soul Work

Responding to Change in Interesting Times

Image by Dean Moriarty from Pixabay  "May you live in interesting times" is a phrase that is often used ironically. There is an assumption that life is better in non-interesting times, and that "interesting" times are in fact quite troublesome. Time will tell. But interesting times are also opportunities to examine our life, our choices and how we… Continue reading Responding to Change in Interesting Times