Divine Feminine

Honour Síle na Gig and your Self on March 18th

Ancient Síle na Gig carvings (source: Google) On March 18th, celebrate your female sexuality and sensuality and the Divine Feminine on Síle na Gig day. Of course, how you celebrate your sexuality and sensuality is a highly personal choice! But perhaps we should start with a simple question: Who is Síle na Gig? For those… Continue reading Honour Síle na Gig and your Self on March 18th

Divine Feminine

Celebrate Síle na Gig on March 18th

Images of Síla na Gig carvings in Ireland On March 18th, celebrate your female sexuality and sensuality on Síle na Gig day. Of course,  how you celebrate your sexuality / sensuality is a highly personal choice! And you can also celebrate Síle na Gig on your altar with pictures of Síle or vulva imagery (symbolic… Continue reading Celebrate Síle na Gig on March 18th

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work, Witchy Ways

Blessings on the Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini Sunday December 3 @ 7:47 am PT / 15:47 UTC Gemini energy: Air (the mind, thoughts and dreams), Mutable (preparing us for what is coming next) Theme for this lunar month: Deep Wisdom Ah. . .  our last Full Moon of the calendar… Continue reading Blessings on the Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini

Rituals and Ceremonies, Witchy Ways

The magic of one’s own Sacred Space

I treasure the time I spend at my personal altar. It anchors my day, bringing a moment of stillness, timelessness, magic, clarity. There, I disengage from the sounds and distraction of the busy world outside and step into my own sacred space. I breathe differently when I’m there... slower, more deeply. I move differently... more… Continue reading The magic of one’s own Sacred Space

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Honouring the Ancestors at Samhain

At sunset on October 31st, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate Samhain (SOW-en), the Celtic New Year and one of the most significant dates in the Celtic Wheel of the Year. For the Celts, the day began at sunset so the celebration continued through to sunset on November 1st. However, Samhain was not… Continue reading Honouring the Ancestors at Samhain

Lunar Cycles

Entraining with liminal energies at the Quarter Moon

On Friday, October 27th at 22:22 UTC, La Luna marks the First Quarter in her lunar journey. By the waxing crescent a few days ago, many of us had set our goals for the month and now, in this waxing moon, have taken action. And La Luna is still waxing. You may feel that energetic… Continue reading Entraining with liminal energies at the Quarter Moon

Divine Feminine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Witchy Ways

New Moon in Virgo: Channel your Inner Goddess!

  Each New Moon is a powerful opportunity to start again, to embrace the strong lunar Yin energies to connect with our deep Inner Wisdom and intuition. And this New Moon in Virgo, which arrived early this morning at 2:03 AM Pacific Time, has a very special added element — a solar eclipse — giving… Continue reading New Moon in Virgo: Channel your Inner Goddess!

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year, Witchy Ways

A Lughnasadh ritual for Abundance and Rebirth

I love this quote from Henry David Thoreau, which - for me at least - perfectly captures my thoughts about Lughnasadh and other harvest festivals... that true abundance is intangible and that we are a speck in the immense cosmos around us, a piece of stardust in the human form. “The true harvest of my life… Continue reading A Lughnasadh ritual for Abundance and Rebirth

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Celebrating Lughnasadh, the first Celtic harvest

Lughnasadh — also known as Lammas — is coming very soon. It is one of four cross-quarter days in the Celtic Wheel of the Year (the others are Samhain, Imbolc and Beltaine) and is normally celebrated on August 1st in the Northern Hemisphere. In Celtic traditions, the day starts at sunset so the festivities typically… Continue reading Celebrating Lughnasadh, the first Celtic harvest

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Birth a unique candle for Beltane

Beltane — the start of the Light half of the year in the Celtic is less than a week away for those of us north of the equator. My friends south of the equator will be welcoming  Samhain at the same time — the start of the Dark half of the year. I'm not sure which… Continue reading Birth a unique candle for Beltane