Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Although we are still basking in the energy of yesterday's Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse, and Lunar Lughnasadh, LaLuna continues to move in her cycle and has started to move away from the midpoint of fullness and is now starting to very gently wane towards her Dark/New phase. In this… Continue reading Soul Work for the Waning Moon: The Gift of Time
Seven Tips for bringing more energy (and less clutter!) into your life We are halfway between the First Quarter Moon and the Full Moon, which arrives April 10th at 11:08 PM PDT (April 11th 06:08 UTC). This is the Waxing Gibbous phase. The face of the moon is so much brighter, with a smaller crescent… Continue reading Rejuvenating with the April Moon
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
This time last year, I posted Neil Gaiman's well-known quote about mistakes, and it's something that still resonates so deeply with me. If you haven’t heard his quote, here’s the background: On December 31, 2011, Gaiman (one of my favourite writers) posted this thought-provoking New Year's Wish in his online journal: "I hope that in… Continue reading Divine Imperfection: the Joy of Making Mistakes
Many years ago, I heard a quote from E. M. Forster that so moved me. “Only Connect!” And I have lived by that, as I believe that one of the greatest wonders in our world is our ability to connect with others. The full quote from his novel Howard's End is: Only connect! That was the… Continue reading Only Connect!
When Nature plants an acorn, it strives to yield its potential — and destiny — as a magnificent oak, its growth tempered only by the amount of sun, rain, and nutrients. But what of we humans? What other factors may be in play? Our beliefs — and that of others — can shape who we… Continue reading Wisdom of the Acorn
I took a walk this morning, curious to see what the Trees had released in last night's wind and rain storm here in Vancouver. Whenever possible, I collect from windfall rather than collecting directly from the trees... even though I do ask 🌳their permission❤️ It was breezy and so invigorating, walking through the fallen leaves… Continue reading The beauty of transformation