Wheel of the Year

A new year, a new immram

Wisdom from Grandmother Moon Samhain, one of two “hinges” in the Irish year, is a good time to reflect and release so that we can begin the new journey with Father Sun with fresh eyes ... perhaps letting go of “facts” and assumptions that were really just self-limiting beliefs. Some of these are so very… Continue reading A new year, a new immram

Earth Medicine

The beauty of transformation

I took a walk this morning, curious to see what the Trees had released in last night's wind and rain storm here in Vancouver. Whenever possible, I collect from windfall rather than collecting directly from the trees... even though I do ask 🌳their permission❤ It was breezy and so invigorating, walking through the fallen leaves… Continue reading The beauty of transformation

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality

Release stress with this Water Ritual during the Waning Gibbous Moon

Do you feel the shift in the Moon's energy? The journey we began on the New Moon has now reached its peak, and we are now returning Home, and experiencing the fruition of our journey's efforts. During this phase of the lunar cycle, many of us can feel the slow drawing down of that lush… Continue reading Release stress with this Water Ritual during the Waning Gibbous Moon

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

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Release with the Frosty Full Moon

At 2:44 PM here in Vancouver (22:44 UTC), the Moon is at its fullest and finds itself in Gemini. This full moon is known as the Frosty Moon - as well as the Beaver Moon. I love the energy of the Full Moon - such an intense time! At this time, our emotions can become… Continue reading Release with the Frosty Full Moon