Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Creativity

What does creativity mean in your life? How does it manifest? Often, when I am working with clients — or talking with friends — I hear folks denigrate their own creative abilities.... denying that they have them... feeling hemmed in by traditional definitions of creativity.... afraid to consider that they might be creative at all.… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Creativity

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Personal Development, Personal Growth, PSYCH-K, Releases, Shadow Work

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

Lunar Cycles

Radiate your light in the world

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) at the Waxing Crescent Moon I love this time in the early days of our lunar journey. We have moved away from the dark of the New Moon, and each day see the lunar illumination increase. We are on our way to the Full Moon — focused... manifesting... intentional...… Continue reading Radiate your light in the world

Lunar Cycles, Releases, Rituals and Ceremonies

Ritual: Arrows of Release and Intention

  This ritual is inspired by huntress goddesses like Artemis and Diana, who was traditionally celebrated at the Nemoralia of Diana by the ancient Romans on the Ides of August, and for many now at the Full Moon in August. FYI, the Ides referred to the mid-point of the month. Because this ritual has two… Continue reading Ritual: Arrows of Release and Intention

Soul Work, Spirituality, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

Signs you may be a Priestess

In this lunar month (August 1st - 30th), I am exploring and honouring the Priestess archetype, which we are also exploring in our "13 Moons, 13 Goddesses" course (see footnote). The Priestess archetype has been calling to me my whole life. I was always drawn to ritual, everday sacred, magic, Grandmother Moon, and my guides,… Continue reading Signs you may be a Priestess

Lunar Cycles, New Moon

Lunar theme for August: Everyday Sacred

The New Moon in Leo ♌︎ arrives on August 1st at 03:12 UTC, which for me here in Vancouver Canada is July 31st at 8:12 PM. For those of us in North America (and elsewhere), this is a Black Moon, i.e. the second New Moon in a single calendar month (i.e. July). For the rest… Continue reading Lunar theme for August: Everyday Sacred

Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Lighten your Spirit

Maybe it's because I'm on vacation this week — or maybe it's just because I love to move, to dance, to sway to the rhythm of music and drums — but these words from Rumi struck a chord within me. When we move — in whatever way our physical body allows us — we free… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Lighten your Spirit