Courses & Workshops, Moonday Musings, Wheel of the Year

Solstice is coming: step into the threshold

Photo by Wes Hicks on Unsplash Solstice arrives Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 09:13 UTC 5:13 am EDT, 2:13 am PDT, 7:13 pm AEST, 2:43 pm IST At these threshold times, liminal times, such as these so close to Solstice, I often find myself experiencing the transition and transformation much like this: neither in one… Continue reading Solstice is coming: step into the threshold

Earth Medicine

Creating Right Relationship with the Sea

Cardigan Bay, PEI, Canada, at sunset. Today, on World Oceans Day, June 8th each year, I thank the Sea for teaching me and for the right relationship we are co-creating. The sea has been my teacher for so long that I can’t remember our earliest connection but I do know she has always urged me… Continue reading Creating Right Relationship with the Sea

Lunar Cycles

New Moon in Gemini: Breathe, Rejoice

New Moon: May 30 at 1:30 am UTC, 7:30 am EDT, 4:30 am PDT Who wands — or needs! — to play? To frolic? To rejoice? I know I do. My soul is aching for a time of ease and simplicity and connection. It yearns to look up at the sky, stars, and moon, while sitting around… Continue reading New Moon in Gemini: Breathe, Rejoice

Divination Techniques & Tools, Witchy Ways

A Gift from An Cailleach

I have always wanted — and searched for on local rocky beaches here in Vancouver — a hag stone. If you’re not familiar with them, they are essentially a small stone (typically something you can hold in your hand), with a naturally formed hole through it. Many consider hag stones to be magical, for use… Continue reading A Gift from An Cailleach

Moonday Musings

Meeting An Cailleach

I am currently on vacation in the Canadian Maritimes, and I wanted to share a special moment I experienced in the spot pictured above. I was exploring the ocean floor at low tide on the Bay of Fundy, which has the highest tides in the world. We were on the Nova Scotia side of the… Continue reading Meeting An Cailleach

Lunar Cycles

Full Blood Moon in Scorpio

We began this lunar journey with a lot of activity in that sky of ours, and all I can now say is, “Buckle your seat belts, Moon Child, because this bumpy ride is not yet over!" The Full Moon in Scorpio arrives May 15 @ 9:14 PDT, May 16 @ 12:14 am EDT and May… Continue reading Full Blood Moon in Scorpio

Moonday Musings

Behold a hundred universes

There are some authors who in a single phrase can alter my world, inspire a paradigm shift or even simply elicit an “aaah, yes!” utterance. Sometimes it is John O’Donohue, at other times Mary Oliver, Shakespeare, Thich Nhat Hanh, Yeats, or Marcel Proust…. the list is growing, which is a good thing! Yesterday — coincidentally?… Continue reading Behold a hundred universes

Courses & Workshops, Divine Feminine

The Bean Gealach Circle is now open!

click here for info and registration I am so excited about our new online circle and community, which launched on April 1st. The Bean Gealach Circle, with monthly online gatherings and downloadable resources, is for the Wise Womxn who follow an Earth-based or goddess spirituality path, or are curious about it. Join us to (re)… Continue reading The Bean Gealach Circle is now open!

Wheel of the Year

Bealtaine and Samhain are coming!

Arriving at sunset on April 30th in Celtic traditions Inspiration from the bards I love these words from John O'Donohue's poem Beannacht / Blessing: May the nourishment of the earth be yours, may the clarity of light be yours, may the fluency of the ocean be yours, may the protection of the ancestors be yours.… Continue reading Bealtaine and Samhain are coming!

Earth Medicine

Earth Day 2022: Invest in the Planet

April 22, Earth Day #InvestInOurPlanet “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” - Socrates Wisdom from Grandmother Moon As Wise Women committed to an earth-based spirituality, we are striving to be in right relationship with Mama Earth, defending her and nurturing her… Continue reading Earth Day 2022: Invest in the Planet