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Simplify, Simplify . . . Tilling the Soul

Those of us in the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere may be feeling the urge for spring cleaning, a sign that we are aligned with the energies of Mama Earth... and the practices of our ancestors. Spring is a time of preparation and readiness for the growing season to come. Our ancestors would have… Continue reading Simplify, Simplify . . . Tilling the Soul

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

The Thinning of the Veil at Samhain

Although Samhain has now officially passed (although it does remain as the Irish Gaelic name for the month of November), I still receive questions about Samhain, when it should be celebrated, what it means from an energetic/intuitive perspective, and how to celebrate it. I received a great query through my website last week that I wanted… Continue reading The Thinning of the Veil at Samhain

Earth Medicine, Wheel of the Year, Witchy Ways

Transforming with Autumn energies

Over a year (and over time), so many changes and transformations take place in Nature. And the alchemy of Nature can happen so quickly by adding — or diminishing — the elements of earth, fire, air and water throughout the year. In Autumn... Green leaves turn to reds, golds, purples Berries and nuts ripen and… Continue reading Transforming with Autumn energies

Earth Medicine, Wheel of the Year, Witchy Ways

Embracing Autumn: entraining with Mother Earth

I am currently participating in a #100DaysOfRitual challenge on Instagram (you can follow me there @innerjourneyevents or follow my challenge posts by using the tag #IJE100DaysOfRitual). I love this challenge, as I get to share not just the special rituals I follow (such as those at the Full or New Moon, or on special days… Continue reading Embracing Autumn: entraining with Mother Earth

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, Witchy Ways

Be the Wild Air

the element Air... the breath of life... inspiration... the wind of the East... breathe it in, deeply and fully... listen to the wisdom of Air... Air brings the outside world into our inner world and connects us to Spirit... Air releases our inner world to the outside world, so it too can feel our beauty… Continue reading Be the Wild Air

Lunar Cycles

Quarter Moon Wisdom: How will you BE?

Our beautiful moon, Luna, is in the first quarter of her cycle around the Earth and half-way to the luminous Full Moon coming on July 18th. In the early days of her Cycle each month, in the New Moon, we have an opportunity to start a new journey, to plant new seeds, to manifest and… Continue reading Quarter Moon Wisdom: How will you BE?

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

Divine Feminine, Divine Masculine, Earth Medicine, Wheel of the Year

Celebrate your Fire Energy on Litha

I love flowers that look like the sun, especially as we prepare for Monday's summer solstice, also known as Litha🌞 This piece of sunshine is Hypericum calycinum aka Aaron's Beard or Creeping St. John's Wort. This will be a very special Solstice as we will also be welcoming the Full Moon  — the Divine Feminine… Continue reading Celebrate your Fire Energy on Litha

Earth Medicine

Tuning our Soul back into harmony

Early mathematicians believed that the planets, the stars, the sun - and even the human body - create music and harmony with their natural vibrations: the music of the spheres (musica universalis) and the music of the body (musica humana). I know this to be true. We are made of energy, vibration, and light. We sing.… Continue reading Tuning our Soul back into harmony