Rituals and Ceremonies

Celebrate your Herstories on Nollaig na mBan 2020

Join your family, friends and SiStars in celebrating YOUR  HerStory  on Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Little Christmas in Irish). For those of you not familiar with Women’s Little Christmas, it is a Celtic tradition from days of yore and is still celebrated in Ireland, the Isle of Man and in some parts of England and… Continue reading Celebrate your Herstories on Nollaig na mBan 2020

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

12 Days of Solstice 2019: Awaken the Magic

May something magical happen to you today...... And if you haven't found the magic, create your own! A RITUAL / CEREMONY FOR WINTER SOLSTICE DAYS Here is a simple magical ceremony for the Winter Solstice period (and/or during the peak or waning energy of the Moon), for releasing what you no longer need, and accepting… Continue reading 12 Days of Solstice 2019: Awaken the Magic

Rituals and Ceremonies

Celebrate Hekate with feasting and ritual

Tributes to Hekate were found at ancient crossroads, with statues placed so weary travellers could seek her protection. Any crossroad or liminal place (for me, it’s the seashore or the river's edge) is a perfect place to honour Hekate. And there are many ways to do so . . . with a feast, a release… Continue reading Celebrate Hekate with feasting and ritual

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

MoonDay Musings: Processing change and release

Personal change can be both rewarding and tumultuous... and not just because of the process itself, but because of the emotions associated with the change. Change in the world around us — natural, social, political — can also be chaotic and unsettling, even when it is positive change. And at this time of the Waning… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Processing change and release

Divine Feminine, Rituals and Ceremonies

A Full Moon celebration for goddess Diana

The August Full Moon in Aquarius arrives on August 15th at 12:29 UTC, on a day that many also celebrate the Roman goddess/priestess Diana, or her Greek counterpart Artemis. Consider working with goddess-priestess Diana on this Full Moon; she is a strong ally to women, fertility and childbirth. I first made a personal connection with… Continue reading A Full Moon celebration for goddess Diana

Lunar Cycles, 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

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies

Healing as Spiritual Kintsugi

It has been said that a shaman can be defined as a wounded healer... although there is more to being a shaman or shamanic practitioner, such as: the process of how that wound is healed and how that wound becomes transformative the relationship between the shaman and their community the relationship between the shaman and… Continue reading Healing as Spiritual Kintsugi