Goddess, Lunar Cycles, Meditation, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies

Hekate’s Night: 16-November

Introducing Hekate Hekate (aka Hecate) is a Greek goddess associated with magic, witchcraft, necromancy, the underworld, and  childbirth. She is the goddess of the three paths, goddess of the crossroads (both physical and spiritual). She is considered by many as the protectress of the oppressed, the marginalized  and witches.  Hekate's time is that of the Dark Moon,… Continue reading Hekate’s Night: 16-November

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Beltane, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Nine ways to celebrate Bealtainne for my Southern Hemisphere friends

I love creating my own celebrations and rituals for the Wheel of the Year, but I always start by looking to the past, to how my ancestors celebrated, to local traditions in my community, and how best to align those with how I connect with Mama Earth and her shifting energies. For instance, at Bealtainne we… Continue reading Nine ways to celebrate Bealtainne for my Southern Hemisphere friends

Goddess, Lunar Cycles, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies, Samhain, Wheel of the Year

Forgiveness and Release at Samhain

Samhain is coming . . . ! Samhain is for me the most powerful point in the Wheel of the Year. It marks the beginning of a new turn of the Wheel, and the beginning of the Dark Half of the Year. It is a time when the veil between our physical world and the… Continue reading Forgiveness and Release at Samhain

Rituals and Ceremonies, Solstice, Spirituality_Norse, Wheel of the Year

The Wild Hunt of Winter Solstice

Many cultures honoured Winter Solstice and other festivals of light with 12 days of celebration, with each day having its own dedicated ritual or focus. In a recent post, I share some of these. And although there were definitely religious or spiritual reasons for doing so, there was also a very practical reason for these… Continue reading The Wild Hunt of Winter Solstice

Celtic Celebrations, Celtic Shamanism, Rituals and Ceremonies, Solstice, Soul Questions, Spirituality_Norse, Wheel of the Year

Celebrating the 12 Days of Solstice

Winter Solstice. . . Yule . . . This festive season is a time for Celebration: the end of the calendar year, with much to be grateful for.  Even in difficult times, there is always something for which we are thankful: friendships, family, new possibilities, and more. It is a time to light candles, share… Continue reading Celebrating the 12 Days of Solstice

Altars, Full Moon, Lunar Cycles, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Questions, Wise Woman Bean Gealach, Witchy Ways

Blessings on the Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini Sunday December 3 @ 7:47 am PT / 15:47 UTC Gemini energy: Air (the mind, thoughts and dreams), Mutable (preparing us for what is coming next) Theme for this lunar month: Deep Wisdom Ah. . .  our last Full Moon of the calendar… Continue reading Blessings on the Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini

Altars, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Sacred Space, Witchy Ways

The magic of one’s own Sacred Space

I treasure the time I spend at my personal altar. It anchors my day, bringing a moment of stillness, timelessness, magic, clarity. There, I disengage from the sounds and distraction of the busy world outside and step into my own sacred space. I breathe differently when I’m there... slower, more deeply. I move differently... more… Continue reading The magic of one’s own Sacred Space