Wheel of the Year

Celebrating Solstice and Visioning 2020

Solstice is coming! Yes! The December Solstice arrives December 22 @ 4:19 UTC, which for me is December 21st at 8:19 PM PST. Solstice is a magical time of year for me, whether I'm celebrating Winter Solstice or Summer Solstice. Both are an opportunity to reflect, recharge and (perhaps) set a new direction as we… Continue reading Celebrating Solstice and Visioning 2020

Divination Techniques & Tools, Wheel of the Year

12 Days of Solstice: 12 Omens and the Wisdom of the North

A few years ago, I started to observe not just the 12 Days of Solstice (and/or Christmas) but also a lovely ritual and divination process for the new calendar year known as 12 Omens, a traditional Celtic practice from the people of Wales and Brittany (yes, a Celtic culture!), and other cultures. Who doesn't love… Continue reading 12 Days of Solstice: 12 Omens and the Wisdom of the North