Lunar Cycles

Taking Action in the First Quarter Capricorn Moon

All the indicators say this is a week of action. Ah, but what action will you take? How will these energies manifest for you? As you journey with La Luna through the Wheel of the “Moonth”, be aware of other natural cycles, entraining your energies and awareness not just with Grandmother Moon but also with… Continue reading Taking Action in the First Quarter Capricorn Moon

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

Wheel of the Year, Witchy Ways

25 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice Celtic-style

The Wheel of the Year is turning. It feels like Beltaine was just yesterday, and yet this week in the Northern Hemisphere we welcome the Summer Solstice, also known as MidSummer or Litha. The Solstice — from the Latin for “standing sun” — arrives on Wednesday, June 21st at 4:24 UTC (Universal Time), which is… Continue reading 25 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice Celtic-style

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

Wheel of the Year

Lughnasadh Blessings

Today we celebrate the first of the three Celtic - Wiccan - Pagan harvest festivals: Lughnasadh, also known as Lammas. Today as I visited our local farmers market, I revelled in the bounty around me...the fresh berries, vegetables, tree fruits and herbs. And I was reminded of this quote by Henry David Thoreau: “The true… Continue reading Lughnasadh Blessings

Wheel of the Year

The Law of Attraction: ask, believe, receive 

  A friend of mine (thank you, Hannah Dixon) just posted her affirmations/law of attraction goals for the year on her Facebook page.... What a wonderful idea! It inspired me to do the same. When we transform our thoughts, wishes, desires and goals into words, we put energy and vibration against them and let the… Continue reading The Law of Attraction: ask, believe, receive