Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Connecting with Grandmother Moon

  Have I ever said how much I love working with my Moon Bowl? Probably! Yes, I have charts and apps that tell me precisely where in her cycle Grandmother Moon (Seanmháthair Gealach) is at any time, but I love this fundamental and physical connection between my altar and the Moon... and me🌙 On the… Continue reading Connecting with Grandmother Moon

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality

A Moon Bowl for the New Moon

New Moon Blessings! 🌒🌕🌘 Have you heard of a Moon Bowl? I heard about this recently and fell in love with the idea immediately! The concept is simple. Many of us lose our visual connection to the Moon throughout her cycle for many reasons - bad weather, snow, clouds, tall buildings, tall trees. A Moon… Continue reading A Moon Bowl for the New Moon

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Crystals for a New Moon in Leo ritual

I'm looking forward to attending the first Annual Vancouver Gem and Mineral Show today. Somehow it seems a perfect activity for the new moon... surrounding myself with Earth's bounty of gemstones, minerals and crystals! Lots of energy!!!! Maybe I'll find some lovely new stones to work with (some of you may know that I am an… Continue reading Crystals for a New Moon in Leo ritual

Earth Medicine

Align with your inner sun source: power up your third chakra

   I love flowers that look like the sun, especially as we prepare for this Sunday's summer solstice 🌞 Spending time with nature is another way to bring sun power into your environment! The summer solstice is about the fire element, growth and self-empowerment. Sounds like a third chakra connection to me!  On the solstice… Continue reading Align with your inner sun source: power up your third chakra

Divination Techniques & Tools, Earth Medicine

Four ways to cleanse and energize your crystal pendulum

Now that you have calibrated your pendulum, it's important to keep it energized and cleansed from negative energies which can easily accumulate with regular use. As with all elements, we look for a good balance of Yin (feminine) and Yang (masculine) energy in our crystals. This is especially important when working with your pendulum, to… Continue reading Four ways to cleanse and energize your crystal pendulum

Divination Techniques & Tools, Earth Medicine

How to calibrate your pendulum

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is "How do you know your pendulum is accurate?". Short answer - calibrate it! I have several pendulums with which I work, and I can generally trust the responses I get. However, pendulums can definitely pick up energy from the environment - metal, wood, water, electricity,… Continue reading How to calibrate your pendulum

Earth Medicine

Gifts from The Stone People: Crystals for healing, meditation and Chakra balancing

Last week, I wrote about the Stone People - one of the levels of allies, or totems, that can help us in our journey. The Stone People are the rocks and crystals of our Mother Earth, and can be used for healing, meditation and Chakra balancing. Meditation Crystals As with all crystals, there are many… Continue reading Gifts from The Stone People: Crystals for healing, meditation and Chakra balancing