Lunar Cycles

Full Moon Release Ritual with Fire

The Full Moon is a powerful time each month for me, as Seanmháthair Gealach — Grandmother Moon in Irish — shifts from the rising action-oriented waxing energies of the Divine Masculine toward the waning reflective intuitive energies of the Divine Feminine. It is a good time to re-assess, course correct and release whatever no longer… Continue reading Full Moon Release Ritual with Fire

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work

A Release Ritual with Stones

Photo by bantersnaps on Unsplash In our previous post — Create space for something wonderful... — I shared some thoughts on the Full Moon, that the energies of the moon and sky can "raise our awareness to our own transformation, to the shifts in perspective that have been whispering quietly just under the surface of our conscious minds…… Continue reading A Release Ritual with Stones

Lunar Cycles, Wheel of the Year

Lunar Bealtaine and the Full Moon in Scorpio

Some call this the Full Flower Moon, others the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon. I like to name the moons based on how Mama Earth is manifesting around me and each month the name reveals itself to me in the days leading up to the Full Moon. Scorpio is a Fixed sign,… Continue reading Lunar Bealtaine and the Full Moon in Scorpio

Rituals and Ceremonies

Celebrate Hekate with feasting and ritual

Tributes to Hekate were found at ancient crossroads, with statues placed so weary travellers could seek her protection. Any crossroad or liminal place (for me, it’s the seashore or the river's edge) is a perfect place to honour Hekate. And there are many ways to do so . . . with a feast, a release… Continue reading Celebrate Hekate with feasting and ritual

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Honouring the Ancestors at Samhain

At sunset on October 31st, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate Samhain (SOW-en), the Celtic New Year and one of the most significant dates in the Celtic Wheel of the Year. For the Celts, the day began at sunset so the celebration continued through to sunset on November 1st. However, Samhain was not… Continue reading Honouring the Ancestors at Samhain

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

A Sweet Release Ritual for the Third Quarter Moon

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon), Part Two Third Quarter Moon in Aries arrives on Day 22 at: 16-July @ 12:25 PM Pacific Time  / 16-July @ 20:25 UTC Once you have read Part One of the Third Quarter Moon Wisdom, Third Quarter Moon: Your Dark Mother allies, you may want to try this gentle release… Continue reading A Sweet Release Ritual for the Third Quarter Moon