Earth Medicine

Healing with a rose in dark times

A rose reborn... I see signs everywhere. And this was one of them! We thought our rose plant had come to the end of its natural life. It had been failing for some time and put out only one or two blossoms a year, one often in January or February. So a couple of weeks… Continue reading Healing with a rose in dark times

Divination Techniques & Tools, Wheel of the Year

Connect to your Wild and Sacred Self

I am slowly coming out of a chaotic period of change, loss, and illness (my own, and loved ones around me) that began at Samhain last year... and it feels like that chaos is finally waning. It has been a very challenging process of endings, change and new beginnings... a rebirth that was unexpected yet… Continue reading Connect to your Wild and Sacred Self

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Lughnasadh Ritual and Magick: Abundance, Rebirth and Coeur-age

I love this quote from Henry David Thoreau, which – for me  – perfectly captures my thoughts about Lughnasadh (aka Lammas) and other harvest festivals: that true abundance is intangible and that we are a speck in the immense cosmos around us, a piece of star dust in the human form. Each year at Lughnasadh, I… Continue reading Lughnasadh Ritual and Magick: Abundance, Rebirth and Coeur-age

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year, Witchy Ways

A Lughnasadh ritual for Abundance and Rebirth

I love this quote from Henry David Thoreau, which - for me at least - perfectly captures my thoughts about Lughnasadh and other harvest festivals... that true abundance is intangible and that we are a speck in the immense cosmos around us, a piece of stardust in the human form. “The true harvest of my life… Continue reading A Lughnasadh ritual for Abundance and Rebirth