Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Shine your light

We can see the light in others... Let us each embrace the light within our Self. Shine on! I wish I could show you When you are lonely Or in darkness The astonishing light Of your own being. - Hafez

Full Moon, Lunar Cycles, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies

Super Full Blood Moon Eclipse in Leo

Are you looking forward to the 20-21 January Super Full Blood Moon Total Eclipse? And isn't that almost too many adjectives!? And how could I let this event pass without offering some thoughts . . . a little ritual? An Eclipse (lunar or solar) is a powerful prompt for change, for leaving behind... for release.… Continue reading Super Full Blood Moon Eclipse in Leo

Earth Medicine, Environment, Sacred Land

Tu B’Shevat: New Year for the Trees

I love how so many cultures celebrate Spring and New Year in their religious and spiritual holidays. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and who follow the Wheel of the Year, will be celebrating Imbolc around February 1st. This holiday marked the first of three Spring celebrations in the Celtic Wheel of the Year:… Continue reading Tu B’Shevat: New Year for the Trees

Celtic Mythology, Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Owl

Once again, Owl came into my dreams and I am now contemplating her message, her medicine. I have loved owls all my life and collected owl figurines in my youth. They always seemed rather serene to me, although I knew they were hunters. At that age I was not yet aware of their goddess associations… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Owl

Moonday Musings, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

What are you mindful of today? "Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes." — Thich Nhat Hanh As I ponder today on this past weekend, when I encouraged women to celebrate their HerStories for Nollaig na mBan (Irish… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

Card Layouts, Lunar Cycles, New Moon

New Moon Card Layout: Wisdom of the Moon Phases

The New Moon arrived this evening here in Vancouver, at 5:28 pm PT, and I felt the urge to create a variation on a New Moon Spread, which I'm calling — rather simply! — Wisdom of the Moon Phases. In this layout, choose five cards and lay face down starting in the North and then… Continue reading New Moon Card Layout: Wisdom of the Moon Phases

Life Hacks

Does this path have heart?

Some folks like to make resolutions at the start of the calendar year. I gave up this practice some years ago but I do like to set intentions around Imbolc timing, which for me is early February (NH). I also use the Samhain/Yule period to reflect on what worked in the previous Wheel of the… Continue reading Does this path have heart?