Wheel of the Year

Equinox: complementary essences

click here or the image above for info on our our equinox season course The September 2022 Equinox arrives on the 22nd @ 6:03 pm PDT / 23rd @ 01:03 UTC. The Equinoxes of Spring and Autumn are magical times, turning points in the Spiral Dance in our Wheel of the Year, and promises of… Continue reading Equinox: complementary essences

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Equinox Apple Ritual & Blessing

Blessed be at this time of Equinox, when Mama Earth is balanced for night and day, dark and light. Whatever you celebrate at this time of year, the astronomical birth of Autumn or the astronomical birth of Spring, take some time to reflect on your own rebirth and renewal. What new pages can you turn… Continue reading Equinox Apple Ritual & Blessing

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Autumn Equinox: Harvest, Gratitude and more

Are you ready for the Equinox? For those in the Northern Hemisphere, it arrives on 22-September @  6:03 PDT · 23-September @ 1:03 UTC At each Equinox, a point of balance of light and dark around the world, I meditate on the balance in my life and look to the connections between the hemispheres and… Continue reading Autumn Equinox: Harvest, Gratitude and more

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Autumn Equinox Blessings!

Autumn Equinox Blessings March 20 @ 15:33 UTC Southern Hemisphere In Autumn, I look to the trees to inspire me. Letting go and releasing is such a gentle process for them. They send their energy — their sap — down to their roots to be nourished tenderly by Mama Earth. As the leaves and needles… Continue reading Autumn Equinox Blessings!

Wheel of the Year

A Water Balance ritual for Equinox

The Equinox arrives on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 19:21 UTC marking Autumn for those in the Northern Hemisphere and Spring for those in the Southern Hemisphere. The Equinox is a time of balance, whether it is Autumn or Spring in your locale. And what a perfect time to dip into the energy and contemplate… Continue reading A Water Balance ritual for Equinox

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Blessings at Equinox, a time of balance and commonality

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this day marks the astronomical start of the Spring season, whilst for those in the Southern Hemisphere, it marks the beginning of astronomical Autumn. At the twice-yearly Equinox, we share a moment of global balance, when the days and nights are of (roughly) equal length everywhere. I… Continue reading Blessings at Equinox, a time of balance and commonality

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Harvesting wisdom at the Autumn Equinox

What do you call the Autumn Equinox? It is known in Irish as Fómhar or Cónocht an Fhómhair, as Alban Elfed ("Light of the Water") by the Druids, and very recently (1970s) as Mabon in other traditions. Some call it Harvest or Harvest Home. For me, it is also the beginning of gratitude season, as… Continue reading Harvesting wisdom at the Autumn Equinox

Courses & Workshops

Let’s get this party started!

Our Autumn Equinox Season course begins Friday, September 18th! I love Autumn… stepping into the rich waning energies of this season and flowing with its Water-y intuitive influences as we ready for the coming season of Samhain on November 1st, marking the first season celebration in the Celtic new year. Pictured above is a preview… Continue reading Let’s get this party started!

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MoonDay Musings: Equinox Balance

We are approaching an Equinox on September 22nd,  a time when there is a momentary balance of Light and Dark around the world. At this Equinox, the Light Half of the Year tips toward the Dark Half (north of the Tropic of Cancer, the Autumn Equinox) and from the Dark Half to the Light Half (south… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Equinox Balance

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Equinox Blessings

September’s Equinox arrives today at 07:50 UTC, marking the start of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere (SH) and for us in the Northern Hemisphere (NH) the first day of Autumn. There are many different naming traditions for the Equinox: Autumn Equinox is also known as Fall Equinox, Alban Elfed, Cónacht An Fómhar, Méan Fómhar, Mabon,… Continue reading Equinox Blessings