Sky Medicine, Wheel of the Year

Pause and Reflect at Solstice

Solstice Sunset at Spanish Banks, Vancouver, Canada Solstice arrives June 21st at 3:32 UTC / 8:32 pm PDT June 20th. This is celebrated as Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, and Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. For both, it is a time of pause and a shift in energetic waxing and waning. At Summer… Continue reading Pause and Reflect at Solstice

Lunar Cycles, Sky Medicine

New Moon in Gemini: Embrace your inner dualities

This is a significant month, from an astronomical perspective, but also from a spiritual perspective. By the end of June, our journey through the calendar year reaches its half-way point. Depending on our locale and hemisphere, the energetic significance of that can be both aligned and complementary to the wisdom in both parts of the… Continue reading New Moon in Gemini: Embrace your inner dualities

Lunar Cycles, Sky Medicine

Full Super Blood Moon in Sagittarius

I love that this Wednesday's Full Moon and eclipse is associated with Sagittarius (the archer and centaur Chiron), a mutable Fire sign. WOW! This combination is an energetic powerhouse and a catalyst for transformation, perhaps revealing what has been obscured or overlooked in our lives. Mutable signs are the change agents of the zodiac, just… Continue reading Full Super Blood Moon in Sagittarius

Lunar Cycles, Sky Medicine

Eclipse Season is coming!

Eclipse Season is almost here! This year, it begins with a total lunar eclipse on the Full Super Moon in Sagittarius on May 26th, aka the Super Full Blood Moon!  May's lunar eclipse will be visible in much of Europe, much of Asia, North/West Africa, much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic. Click here for more… Continue reading Eclipse Season is coming!

Sky Medicine

Watch the Sky: Jupiter-Saturn Solstice Star 21-DEC

Look to the South-West in the hour following sunset I have been a stargazer since childhood, fascinated by the stories of the constellations and the patterns they create in the sky (and the legends of how they got there), the Milky Way and more distance galaxies, by the various meteor showers and comets that blaze… Continue reading Watch the Sky: Jupiter-Saturn Solstice Star 21-DEC

Sky Medicine, Wheel of the Year

Lion’s Gate 8:8 Portal 2020

I am neither an astrologer nor a numerologist, but have been fascinated by the Lion's Gate 8:8 concept for a few years, especially as it is closely aligned with both true Lúnasa (NH) and true Imbolg (SH), which in 2020 occurs on August 7th at 06:27 PDT (13:27  UTC). Some call this celebration Old Lammas or… Continue reading Lion’s Gate 8:8 Portal 2020