Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

MoonDay Musings: Processing change and release

Personal change can be both rewarding and tumultuous... and not just because of the process itself, but because of the emotions associated with the change. Change in the world around us — natural, social, political — can also be chaotic and unsettling, even when it is positive change. And at this time of the Waning… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Processing change and release

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Wheel of the Year

Healing begins within

If the label fits . . . LOL. And yes, I consider myself a hedgewitch. But on a serious note, what does healing mean to you?  And how to you bring and maintain self-healing into your life? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines healing, in part, as "to make sound or whole". The National Institutes for Health… Continue reading Healing begins within

Lunar Cycles

Releasing hoocha in the Waning Gibbous Moon

We have now moved from the Full Moon to the Waning Gibbous Moon, and the Moon's energy is becoming more Yin and less Yang. It is moving inwards, releasing. This is a time for organizing, consolidating, conserving.... and yes, completion. It is during the Waning Moon that I focus on decluttering. This is always good… Continue reading Releasing hoocha in the Waning Gibbous Moon

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality

Holding Space on the Crow Full Moon

l love Full Moons ... and Full Moons with an eclipse are even more amazing and powerful! The eclipse peaked this morning at 4:47 AM PST just as the first Full Moon of Spring — also called the Crow Moon, Sap Moon or Easter Moon — was reaching her fullness at 5:01 AM PST. The… Continue reading Holding Space on the Crow Full Moon

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality

Release with the Full Moon yang energy

Are you feeling the energy from Saturday night's Full Moon in Leo? The Full Moon always packs a punch for me, amplifying everything I'm feeling! When Mother Moon starts her journey each month in the Dark Moon / New Moon, her energy is Yin - receiving, gentle, intuitive, and calm. Her energy waxes (increases) throughout… Continue reading Release with the Full Moon yang energy

Earth Medicine, Journeys, Rituals and Ceremonies

Working with the Elements at Solstice

During the Solstice celebrations, I feel even closer to the 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 of the… Continue reading Working with the Elements at Solstice

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Water Release Ritual for the Hunter’s Moon

  Many of us attune to the lunar cycle, synchronizing our efforts and energy with its cycle of birth, growth, and completion. The Full Moon is a perfect time to complete projects, to release and purge that which no longer serves us, and to shine its light on what might be getting in our way.… Continue reading Water Release Ritual for the Hunter’s Moon