Wheel of the Year

Twelve Days of Solstice: an Elemental Blessing

During the Solstice celebrations, I feel even closer to the classical four Elements — Earth, Fire, Air and Water — and love to evoke this Blessing of the Elements at this time of year: As the earth grows colder, the winds blow faster, the fire dwindles smaller, and the rains fall harder, let the light… Continue reading Twelve Days of Solstice: an Elemental Blessing

Earth Medicine

The Heart and 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 growth and fertility through to Summer's abundance, to Autumn's harvest and release, to Winter's rest, followed by the renewal of Spring again.. Summer is with us now and… Continue reading The Heart and Summer Fire

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, 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

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

Earth Medicine

Out of alignment? Cranky? Try grounding with Earth energy!

Feeling out of sorts? Maybe a little cranky? Not sleeping well? You may be out of alignment with Earth energy, and there are some simple practices you can incorporate into your daily routine to support you in better grounding and alignment. As we move through the seasons, traditional earth-based medicines – such as energy healing, ayurvedic and… Continue reading Out of alignment? Cranky? Try grounding with Earth energy!