Divination Techniques & Tools

Card Reading: At the Crossroads with Hekate

One of my favourite ways to focus my meditations and journey is with a card reading. A couple of years ago, I created a card layout to honour Hekate's Night and shared it with my Facebook group. It calls on the Crone/Dark Mother wisdom of Hekate (and our Ancestors, both spiritual and blood), and the… Continue reading Card Reading: At the Crossroads with Hekate

Divination Techniques & Tools, Lunar Cycles

New Moon Card Layout: Wisdom of the Moon Phases

The New Moon arrived this evening here in Vancouver, at 5:28 pm PT, and I felt the urge to create a variation on a New Moon Spread, which I'm calling — rather simply! — Wisdom of the Moon Phases. In this layout, choose five cards and lay face down starting in the North and then… Continue reading New Moon Card Layout: Wisdom of the Moon Phases

Divination Techniques & Tools, Divine Feminine

Card Layout: Diana’s Bow

I first heard of this spread — so fitting for us at the August Full Moon when we celebrate the goddess Diana — several years ago. It is known by several names including the Seven-Card Ellipse, Diana’s Crescent and Seven Stars. I like the simplicity of the Diana’s Bow seven-card spread and have used it… Continue reading Card Layout: Diana’s Bow

Divination Techniques & Tools, Wheel of the Year

Aries Treasure Map for the New Moon

The Aries New Moon marks the beginning of the astrological year.  The Fire of Aries sparks your creativity, your divinity, and can support you in setting your map of the year: your vision, your goals and your inspiration. This nine-card card layout, based on the Feng Shui Bagua, is your Treasure Map for the year… Continue reading Aries Treasure Map for the New Moon

Divination Techniques & Tools, Divine Feminine, Wheel of the Year

Ancestral Card Layout for Samhain

Blessings on “true” Samhain! Many of us in the Northern Hemisphere celebrated Samhain (SOW-en), the Celtic New Year and one of the most significant dates in the Celtic Wheel of the Year, starting at sunset on October 31st and ending at sunset November 1st. However, Samhain was not always celebrated on that specific day, now… Continue reading Ancestral Card Layout for Samhain

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

The Magic of the Equinox: a transformative step in the Spiral Dance of the Year

The Equinox arrives today, on September 22nd at 1:02 PM Pacific Time / 20:02 UTC. For those in the Northern Hemisphere, this Equinox marks the astronomical start of Autumn and is known by many in the Pagan or Wiccan communities as Mabon, as Alban Elfed (Light of the Water) in Druid communities, and as Cónacht Fómhair (or Meán Fómhair) in Irish Gaelic For those… Continue reading The Magic of the Equinox: a transformative step in the Spiral Dance of the Year

Divination Techniques & Tools, Rituals and Ceremonies

A RITUAL FOR THE SOLAR ECLIPSE AND NEW MOON IN LEO

As with any ritual I offer here, feel free to change this up... add, delete, modify in any way that best suits you. Or do something totally different! This ritual can be done at a Solar Eclipse or Lunar Eclipse. It can be done indoors or outdoors, preferably in a place of quiet and tranquility.… Continue reading A RITUAL FOR THE SOLAR ECLIPSE AND NEW MOON IN LEO