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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Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies

Healing as Spiritual Kintsugi

It has been said that a shaman can be defined as a wounded healer... although there is more to being a shaman or shamanic practitioner, such as: the process of how that wound is healed and how that wound becomes transformative the relationship between the shaman and their community the relationship between the shaman and… Continue reading Healing as Spiritual Kintsugi

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Ritual: Arrows of Release and Intention

  This ritual is inspired by huntress goddesses like Artemis and Diana, who was traditionally celebrated at the Nemoralia of Diana by the ancient Romans on the Ides of August, and for many now at the Full Moon in August. FYI, the Ides referred to the mid-point of the month. Because this ritual has two… Continue reading Ritual: Arrows of Release and Intention

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Super Full Blood Moon Eclipse in Leo

Are you looking forward to the 20-21 January Super Full Blood Moon Total Eclipse? And isn't that almost too many adjectives!? And how could I let this event pass without offering some thoughts . . . a little ritual? An Eclipse (lunar or solar) is a powerful prompt for change, for leaving behind... for release.… Continue reading Super Full Blood Moon Eclipse in Leo

Divine Feminine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies

Hekate’s Night: 16-November

Introducing Hekate Hekate (aka Hecate) is a Greek goddess associated with magic, witchcraft, necromancy, the underworld, and  childbirth. She is the goddess of the three paths, goddess of the crossroads (both physical and spiritual). She is considered by many as the protectress of the oppressed, the marginalized  and witches.  Hekate's time is that of the Dark Moon,… Continue reading Hekate’s Night: 16-November

Divine Feminine, Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Forgiveness and Release at Samhain

  Samhain Goddess, image by Angie Latham  Samhain is coming . . . ! Samhain is for me the most powerful point in the Wheel of the Year. It marks the beginning of a new turn of the Wheel, and the beginning of the Dark Half of the Year. It is a time when the… Continue reading Forgiveness and Release at Samhain

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work, Witchy Ways

Blessings on the Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini Sunday December 3 @ 7:47 am PT / 15:47 UTC Gemini energy: Air (the mind, thoughts and dreams), Mutable (preparing us for what is coming next) Theme for this lunar month: Deep Wisdom Ah. . .  our last Full Moon of the calendar… Continue reading Blessings on the Full Moon Super Moon in Gemini