Full Moon, Lunar Cycles, New Moon, Rituals and Ceremonies

Ritual: Drawing Down the Moon

I originally shared this well-known ritual (and there are many variations) in a post a couple of years ago, but decided it needed to be shared again all on its own! DRAWING DOWN THE MOON This rite can be done during the Full Moon OR New Moon energy, alone or in Circle, and can be… Continue reading Ritual: Drawing Down the Moon

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Lunar Cycles, New Moon

Lunar theme for August: Everyday Sacred

The New Moon in Leo ♌︎ arrives on August 1st at 03:12 UTC, which for me here in Vancouver Canada is July 31st at 8:12 PM. For those of us in North America (and elsewhere), this is a Black Moon, i.e. the second New Moon in a single calendar month (i.e. July). For the rest… Continue reading Lunar theme for August: Everyday Sacred

Lunar Cycles, New Moon

The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality

New / Dark Moon in Gemini ♊︎  at 10:01 UTC 03-June-2019 According to AstroSeek, the organs influenced by this moon sign include shoulders, arms, hands, bronchial tubes and lungs. Click on the link for further zodiac sign-moon-organ correspondences for June. A New Moon is always a time of deep contemplation, and a time when we… Continue reading The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality

Beltane, Celtic Celebrations, Lunar Cycles, New Moon, Samhain

Lunar Month Theme, 04-May to 03-June: Embracing Potential

I had an interesting conversation recently with my father-in-law, a man of science and a former professor, now retired.  He asked me how my writing was coming along with respect to this course. I mentioned that I was struggling somewhat with this month's theme.  "Why?" he asked. I shared that in previous courses, virtually all… Continue reading Lunar Month Theme, 04-May to 03-June: Embracing Potential

Lunar Cycles, New Moon

Lunar Theme: We are Mama Earth, Love the Earth, Love the Self

The New Moon in Aries ♈︎ arrived on April 5th at 08:50 UTC, marking a new lunar month and the beginning of the astrological year This lunar month in our free course, 13 Moons, 13 Goddesses, we explore the Mother archetype and her complement, the Crone, which energetically reflect the coming Sabbats of Bealtainne (NH) and… Continue reading Lunar Theme: We are Mama Earth, Love the Earth, Love the Self

Equinox, New Moon, Rituals and Ceremonies

Spring Ritual: Plant a Red Egg for New Intentions

Some rituals are complex with many steps, but I love this simple ritual using an egg and a tree to hold the intentions of birthing new beginnings. I love this for any time of new beginnings, and especially at the Spring Equinox (which this year falls on March 20th) or at a New Moon. For… Continue reading Spring Ritual: Plant a Red Egg for New Intentions

Moonday Musings, New Moon

MoonDay Musings: You are stardust

At February’s New Moon, some choose a heart-centred theme ... and not just because of the celebrations of February 14th, marked by Valentine's Day and Aphrodite's feast day! The theme I shared for this lunar cycle — “forging sisterhood” — is a reflection of that: a desire to bond with like-minded individuals and SiStars as… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: You are stardust