Animal allies, Animal Communication, Meditation, Mother Earth, Sacred Space

Wisdom from Canada Goose

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

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Earth Medicine, Mother Earth, Wheel of the Year

Creating Relationship with Mama Earth

My relationship with Mama Earth is the foundation of my spiritual practice and is ever-changing as I align with her seasonal energies, and as we support each other in different ways throughout the seasons. If you don't yet have a relationship with her, my suggestion for your first steps is simple: raise your awareness to… Continue reading Creating Relationship with Mama Earth

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Mother Earth, Sacred Land, Sacred Space, Shamanism

We need to remember the songs…

For me, Earth Medicine is about our spiritual relationship with Nature... such as how we synchronize our energy with her, the healing herbs that Mama Earth provides us, protecting and promoting the sustainability of all life and the health of the planet. It's a huge part of my work, and how I interact with the… Continue reading We need to remember the songs…

Divine Feminine, Goddess, Mother Earth, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wiccan, Witchy Ways

Honouring our Great Mother on Mother’s Day

This Sunday in Canada (May 14th) - and in many countries around the world - we celebrate Mother’s Day. For some of us, this is a joyful day when we can spend some time with our mother… honour her… laugh with her…. share memories (and cake!). And for those of us who are mothers or… Continue reading Honouring our Great Mother on Mother’s Day

Earth Medicine, Healing, Hedgewitch, Herbalism, Mother Earth, Sacred Land, Shamanism, Spirituality, Witchy Ways

Creating a Relationship with your Plant Allies

A member of our Wise Woman Bean Gealach Circle recently asked about working with Clover as a plant ally, and what that meant.  I responded on a herbal/medicinal level but also suggested I would post separately about what it means to work with our Plant Allies from a shamanic perspective, not just a medicinal one.… Continue reading Creating a Relationship with your Plant Allies

Blessings, Health, Journeys, Mother Earth, Spirituality

I sit before flowers to learn their Wisdom

My greatest teacher is Mama Earth... I learn so much from her. What do you learn from Mama Earth? Or perhaps you have another teacher with whom you connect even more? These words by Canadian poet Shane L. Koyczan express my feelings for Mama Earth much more eloquently than I could. I sit before flowers… Continue reading I sit before flowers to learn their Wisdom

Balance, Community, Earth Medicine, Mother Earth, Shamanism

An Offering Bag for Ayni with Mama Earth

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Day 18, Waning Gibbous Moon 🌖 5 days to Winter Solstice As we approach Winter Solstice — The North in the Medicine Wheel, home of Mama Earth — this is a natural time for introspection, to dig deeper into our Selves, and a good time to examine our relationship… Continue reading An Offering Bag for Ayni with Mama Earth