Lunar Cycles, Soul Work

Soul Work for the New Moon in Virgo… Balance, Balance, Balance

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) New Moon in Virgo (Earth Element, Mutable) Tuesday, September 19th @ 10:29 PM PT / Wednesday, September 20th @ 5:30 UTC Theme for this lunar journey: Balance Entraining and Balancing with Grandmother Moon and Mama Earth Such a glorious week and such a glorious colourful time of the year… Continue reading Soul Work for the New Moon in Virgo… Balance, Balance, Balance

Wheel of the Year

Solstice Blessings: celebrating the light and the dark

Solstice Blessings to all! This picture was taken at last year's Solstice, at Spanish Banks beach in Vancouver. I'm heading to the beach now for my Solstice celebration... and hopefully another Solstice pic! The Winter and Summer Solstices mark turning points in the year and each contains the seed of the opposite Solstice... each the… Continue reading Solstice Blessings: celebrating the light and the dark

Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality, Witchy Ways

Balancing with the Full Pink Moon in Libra

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Full Moon in Libra, known by some as The Pink Moon (first Full Moon of springtime) April 10th at 11:08 PM Pacific Time  / April 11th at 06:08 UTC 🌝🌕 Ah, the Pink Moon... named as such by First Nations people in some parts of North America because of… Continue reading Balancing with the Full Pink Moon in Libra

Earth Medicine

An Offering Bag for Ayni with Mama Earth

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Day 18, Waning Gibbous Moon 🌖 5 days to Winter Solstice As we approach Winter Solstice — The North in the Medicine Wheel, home of Mama Earth — this is a natural time for introspection, to dig deeper into our Selves, and a good time to examine our relationship… Continue reading An Offering Bag for Ayni with Mama Earth

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Balancing at The Equinox: a transforming step in the Spiral Dance of the Year

The September 22nd Equinox celebration is very special. Several of us have banded together in support of YOUR Equinox Journey, offering new spreads; info on how to work with the Colours of Autumn; tips on working with your Inner Cauldron;  new additions for your Art Journal;  creative writing tips; working with Lilith; the journey of… Continue reading Balancing at The Equinox: a transforming step in the Spiral Dance of the Year

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Witchy Ways

Shine On, Harvest Moon Child

What is it about a Harvest Moon that inspires songwriters and lovers… from the old vaudevilles songs such as “Shine On Harvest Moon” to our own Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon”? I know that I love gazing at the night sky when the moon if full… so warm, inviting and powerful. Our beautiful Luna is almost… Continue reading Shine On, Harvest Moon Child

Spirituality

Dancing with the energy of our Souls

As we approach the Equinox on September 22nd, the theme for our monthly journey with Grandmother Moon is Balance and Harmony. Someone recently suggested to me that this was an impossible task. He asked, "How can we humans have perfect balance when the Earth itself achieves it only twice a year?" That may be true...… Continue reading Dancing with the energy of our Souls

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Shifts in your Seasonal Self

As we move from Summer to Autumn north of the Equator (and from Winter to Spring in the Southern Hemisphere), Mama Earth’s energy is shifting…. as is ours. At the Summer Solstice, Father Sun's Yin energy is at its peak and at the Winter Solstice, it's at its lowest.... Yang energy takes dominance. At the… Continue reading Shifts in your Seasonal Self

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Releasing with Fire in the Blackberry Moon

There are so many names for the Full Moon in August ranging from the names of First Nations people — Fruit Moon (Cherokee) and Sturgeon Moon (Algonquian) — to those of England (the Grain Moon and the Corn Moon), and the Lightning Moon as named by some Neopagans. Whatever we call it, I love these… Continue reading Releasing with Fire in the Blackberry Moon

Earth Medicine, Wheel of the Year

Tend your Summer Heart Fire

☀️🌞❤️ Summer Fire ❤️🌞☀️ I love the changing of the seasons and what each brings to us in this beautiful cycle of life throughout the year... From Spring's fresh growth and fertility through to Winter's rest, followed by the renewal of Spring again. Summer is with us now and although my Celtic body does not… Continue reading Tend your Summer Heart Fire