Rituals and Ceremonies

Start the new calendar year with a Spiritual Cleanse

Sharing one of my favourite post-Solstice / New Year practices (and yes, I share this every year!!!) Many of us have cleansing rituals (both sacred and secular) associated with the new calendar year. For some it’s a simple clean sweep throughout the home, after all the holiday celebrations. For others, it’s a thorough decluttering of… Continue reading Start the new calendar year with a Spiritual Cleanse

Divine Feminine, Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies

A Ritual and a Prayer on World Oceans Day 

On  World Oceans Day, I am reminded of the importance of this Kenyan proverb: "Treat the Earth well. She was not given to you by your parents. She was loaned to you by your children." So, today, on World Oceans Day, I will go to the sea and offer a healing ritual and blessing to… Continue reading A Ritual and a Prayer on World Oceans Day 

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies, Witchy Ways

A Healing Ritual for Yemaya (and YOU) on World Oceans Day

Thursday, June 8th is World Oceans Day, a day the United Nations has set aside each year as a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This year’s theme is Our Oceans, Our Future, with a conservation focus of “encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier… Continue reading A Healing Ritual for Yemaya (and YOU) on World Oceans Day

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

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Infuse your Full Moon release with Capricorn’s grounding energy

Do you have your Full Moon Ritual planned for tonight? You can also do your ritual at any time during the three-day phase of the Full Moon, so plenty of time to plan! This month I'll be using a Water Release in my ritual (first published in this blog in October 2015) but I am… Continue reading Infuse your Full Moon release with Capricorn’s grounding energy

Rituals and Ceremonies

Honouring the Full Egg Moon

Full moon tonight! In Vancouver, we move into the Full Moon energy tonight at 10:25 PM (April 22nd 5:25 AM UTC) . This Full Moon is in Scorpio, a Water Sign.... very emotional and deep. Think of the ocean. We see the surface, yet that is only a tiny fraction of the ocean's body. So… Continue reading Honouring the Full Egg Moon

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality

Holding Space on the Crow Full Moon

l love Full Moons ... and Full Moons with an eclipse are even more amazing and powerful! The eclipse peaked this morning at 4:47 AM PST just as the first Full Moon of Spring — also called the Crow Moon, Sap Moon or Easter Moon — was reaching her fullness at 5:01 AM PST. The… Continue reading Holding Space on the Crow Full Moon

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Imbolc blessings from Brigid

Yesterday we celebrated the first day of the Celtic Spring, honouring both Imbolc and the goddess Brigid. I share with you now Brigid's Fire Blessing, which you can use in any of your ritual work this week: May there be Fire in your Belly May there be Passion in your Heart May you burn with… Continue reading Imbolc blessings from Brigid

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality

Keep your Inner Candle lit

Throughout the world — and across many religions — a candle is a symbol of hope, love, faith and prayer. It represents the flame of our spirituality, the spark that connects us to Spirit, to the Divine, and to our intuition. We tend that fire with our spiritual practices, so that we can also keep… Continue reading Keep your Inner Candle lit

Rituals and Ceremonies

Start the New Year with a Spiritual Cleanse for your Home

The New Year has just started and, as I chat to my friends and share New Year’s blessings, I realize that almost everyone I know has a cleansing ritual associated with the New Year. For some, it’s a simple clean sweep throughout the home, after the holiday celebrations. For others, it’s a thorough decluttering of… Continue reading Start the New Year with a Spiritual Cleanse for your Home