Wheel of the Year

12 Days of Solstice: Ivy and the Mother Goddesses

There are very many ways to celebrate the 12 Days of Solstice. In my own personal practice, I choose an eclectic mix borrowing from Druidic, Celtic and Norse traditions . . . and even some of those now associated with Christmas. In one Celtic tradition (source: The Pagan’s Path), the twelve nights honour the Triple… Continue reading 12 Days of Solstice: Ivy and the Mother Goddesses

Divine Feminine

Embracing the Waning Years of your Journey

And know this: even though one may be in the waning years, the journey still has far to go. And if you are in the waxing years, know that there is still much to learn and experience, and that spending time with the Mothers and Crones can illuminate your journey in ways you might not have imagined.

Divine Feminine, Lunar Cycles, Witchy Ways

Connect with The Maiden’s wisdom at the Quarter Moon

I love the increasing energy of the Waxing Crescent… each day a little bit more Yang energy as we approach the fullness of the Moon. And tomorrow — Saturday October 8th — Grandmother Moon reaches the First Quarter of her monthly travels @ 9:32 PM Pacific Time. Are you ready for this next step of… Continue reading Connect with The Maiden’s wisdom at the Quarter Moon

Spirituality

Celebrating and Honouring All The Stages In Our lives

  Several friends and colleagues recently have had milestone birthdays, anywhere from 21 to 70 and everything in-between. Each approached their milestone differently — some with curiosity, some with trepidation, some with celebration... and some by planning their first cosmetic "tweak"! At this point in my life, I have embraced my ageing process, the changes… Continue reading Celebrating and Honouring All The Stages In Our lives

Divine Feminine

Celebrate the Divine Feminine on Mothers Day

On Mothers Day, let us celebrate all aspects of the Mother (one aspect of the Maiden-Mother-Crone Triple Goddess) and the Divine Feminine within us all. Mothering is being able to birth and nurture so many things — children, creativity, ideas, our animal allies, our plant allies and more. Not all those who "mother" are born… Continue reading Celebrate the Divine Feminine on Mothers Day

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Imbolc blessings from Brigid

Yesterday we celebrated the first day of the Celtic Spring, honouring both Imbolc and the goddess Brigid. I share with you now Brigid's Fire Blessing, which you can use in any of your ritual work this week: May there be Fire in your Belly May there be Passion in your Heart May you burn with… Continue reading Imbolc blessings from Brigid