Wheel of the Year

Samhain, a new immram for a new year

This year, Samhain feels different for me. I am embracing an even deeper connection with the Ancestors, especially as so many close to me have transitioned to that place in the last year. I am feeling a call for a deeper and longer reflective period, and a greater need for renewal and new beginnings. I… Continue reading Samhain, a new immram for a new year

Earth Medicine, Journeys, Rituals and Ceremonies

Birthing the Rose Moon

Today's new moon marks the start of the moon cycle, the "birthing" of its journey around the Earth.... precisely at 1:24 AM Universal Time (UTC), which is 6:24 PM here in Vancouver Canada, on July 16th. Do you have a new moon ritual that you observe? If not, think of this as an opportunity to… Continue reading Birthing the Rose Moon