Wheel of the Year

Wisdom of the Equinox

At the Equinox, a point of balance of light and dark around the world, I meditate on the balance in my life and look to the connections between the hemispheres and how that manifests in my life. For although the eight paired festivals of the Celtic Wheel of the Year (Winter Solstice & Summer Solstice,… Continue reading Wisdom of the Equinox

Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work, Spirituality, Wheel of the Year

Celebrating the 12 Days of Solstice

Winter Solstice. . . Yule . . . This festive season is a time for Celebration: the end of the calendar year, with much to be grateful for.  Even in difficult times, there is always something for which we are thankful: friendships, family, new possibilities, and more. It is a time to light candles, share… Continue reading Celebrating the 12 Days of Solstice

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

Lunar Cycles, Soul Work

Exploring Relationship in the New Moon in Libra

Living in the Wisdom of Right Relationship  The New Moon of October 19th arrives in the sign of Libra, a Cardinal sign signifying initiation and aligned with the cerebral element Air, which can bring change and inspiration or knock us down with heavy gusts! We enter and depart from the world with Air, from our first… Continue reading Exploring Relationship in the New Moon in Libra

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work

Soul Work for Third Quarter Moon in Cancer

La Luna has now completed three-quarters of her monthly journey and rises in the night sky late in the evening — close to midnight. Her face is 50% illuminated — half Light and half Dark — and exquisitely balanced for just a moment, then slowly continues to wane each day towards the end of her journey,… Continue reading Soul Work for Third Quarter Moon in Cancer

Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work

Celebrating the Hunters Moon and Harvest Moon

Here in Vancouver, LaLuna reached her peak fullness October 5th, at 11:40 AM Pacific Time. This full moon is known to many as the Hunter’s Moon. It is also called the Harvest Moon, as it is the Full Moon closest to the Autumn Equinox... a rarity for October. This Full Moon was especially important for… Continue reading Celebrating the Hunters Moon and Harvest Moon

Lunar Cycles, Soul Work

Soul Work for the New Moon in Virgo… Balance, Balance, Balance

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) New Moon in Virgo (Earth Element, Mutable) Tuesday, September 19th @ 10:29 PM PT / Wednesday, September 20th @ 5:30 UTC Theme for this lunar journey: Balance Entraining and Balancing with Grandmother Moon and Mama Earth Such a glorious week and such a glorious colourful time of the year… Continue reading Soul Work for the New Moon in Virgo… Balance, Balance, Balance

Lunar Cycles, Soul Work

Third Quarter Moon: An Oasis of Respite

The Third Quarter Moon arrives at 6:15 PM Pacific Time today, but she is a late riser at this time of the month, setting mid-afternoon and rising in the night sky around midnight. Perhaps you will see her peeking through the last of the Perseid Meteor Shower. As LaLuna shifts from the vibrant active Yang… Continue reading Third Quarter Moon: An Oasis of Respite

Lunar Cycles, Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work

Soul Work for the Waning Moon: The Gift of Time

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Although we are still basking in the energy of yesterday's Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse,  and Lunar Lughnasadh, LaLuna continues to move in her cycle and has started to move away from the midpoint of fullness and is now starting to very gently wane towards her Dark/New phase. In this… Continue reading Soul Work for the Waning Moon: The Gift of Time

Rituals and Ceremonies, Soul Work

Full Moon in Aquarius, Part 2: Release with Air

SOUL WORK The Full Moon marks both the point of fullness in the monthly lunar cycle but also the start of the waning cycle, as the Moon’s energy shifts from Yang energy back to Yin energy, decreasing in brightness as LaLuna moves towards the end of her cycle. This is a time of healing and… Continue reading Full Moon in Aquarius, Part 2: Release with Air