This Friday, February 14th is celebrated as Valentine's Day, and is also a Feast Day for Venus and Aphrodite . . . a perfect time to celebrate the Goddess within and love of all kinds! I love how the significance and meaning of this date has changed over time, reflecting how those celebrating it also… Continue reading Valentine’s Day lustful loving roots
I love how so many cultures and faiths celebrate the seasons of Mama Earth and Father Sky in their religious and spiritual holidays. Many have holy days and festivals associated with the Spring and Autumn Equinoxes, the Summer and Winter Solstices, and many of these are rooted in the practices of their ancestors, some grown… Continue reading Happy New Year to the Trees
Ah, the Full Moon. I look forward to this each lunar month even though it is the New Moon that often resonates more strongly for me. Perhaps it's the new moon association with deep intuitive energy that captures my imagination. Full Moons are action moons. Manifesting moons. Releasing moons. And each has a place in… Continue reading Connect to your Inspiration at the Leo Full Moon at Imbolg
Some celebrate Imbolc on the precise midpoint between the Winter Equinox and the Spring Equinox . . . and that day is today, February 4th! Check out archaeoastronomy.com to see the precise dates of the Wheel of the Year in your locale. In celebration of the arrival of Early Spring, and the coming Spring Equinox… Continue reading Spring Awakening . . . with tea!
This weekend many of us celebrated Imbolg, which is rooted in old traditions from Northern Europe honouring the shift from deep winter to early spring, that time when seeds are awakened by the magic of light and the turning of the seasons, and start to push through the soil into the light. And so it… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: What seeds are you planting?
Imbolg and Lá Fhéile Bríde (St Brigid’s Day) will soon be here, celebrating early spring, and the goddess Brighid and St Brigid. Brighid lights the fires of the hearth, inspiration, and the forge, and is the patron of both the healing arts (and childbirth), the creative arts and the sacred wells. Let Brighid inspire your… Continue reading On Imbolg Eve, let Brighid inspire your creativity
Blessings on the New Moon in Aquarius 2020 which arrives January 24th, at 1:42 PM Pacific Time, which some observe as Lunar Imbolc (Northern Hemisphere) or Lunar Lughnasadh (Southern Hemisphere). And perhaps most importantly, this New Moon heralds the beginning of a new Lunar Year — the first of the decade — which in Chinese… Continue reading New Moon in Aquarius 2020: Quickening