Courses & Workshops, Moonday Musings, Wheel of the Year

MoonDay Musings: Equinox Balance

We are approaching an Equinox on September 22nd,  a time when there is a momentary balance of Light and Dark around the world. At this Equinox, the Light Half of the Year tips toward the Dark Half (north of the Tropic of Cancer, the Autumn Equinox) and from the Dark Half to the Light Half (south… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Equinox Balance

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Equinox Blessings

September’s Equinox arrives today at 07:50 UTC, marking the start of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere (SH) and for us in the Northern Hemisphere (NH) the first day of Autumn. There are many different naming traditions for the Equinox: Autumn Equinox is also known as Fall Equinox, Alban Elfed, Cónacht An Fómhar, Méan Fómhar, Mabon,… Continue reading Equinox Blessings

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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

Earth Medicine, Lunar Cycles, Wheel of the Year

Spring Equinox and the Budding Tree Moon

Across our world there are many ways of creating relationship with Mama Earth and Father Sky, aligning with their energies and connecting with their rhythms. For instance, one way to connect is through the naming the Full Moon or the Lunar Months. Typically these describe the qualities or activities happening at that time each year,… Continue reading Spring Equinox and the Budding Tree Moon

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The Reds of Equinox

    Blessings on today’s Equinox! I love that the colour red is associated with both the Spring Equinox AND the Autumn Equinox. Many of us are familiar with the pastel colours of Spring (also associated with Easter) — the pale pinks, yellows, greens — but red is a strong influence too representing renewal and… Continue reading The Reds of Equinox

Lunar Cycles, Wheel of the Year

Celebrating the Equinox with a new eBook

I am sure many of us are looking forward to Friday’s Equinox, which arrives September 22 at 20:02 UTC (1:02 PM Pacific Time)… a divinely balanced time between Earth Medicine and Sun Medicine, between Mama Earth and Grandfather Sun, Fire and Water (Northern Hemisphere) or Earth and Air (Southern Hemisphere), and between Divine Masculine and… Continue reading Celebrating the Equinox with a new eBook

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Connecting​ with Mama Earth in liminal times

This weekend in Canada — and many other countries — we celebrate the Labour Day long weekend. For me, especially in my school years, that weekend marked the end of summer and the return to school the day after Labour Day. In many ways, it also marked a new year... new school clothes, new books,… Continue reading Connecting​ with Mama Earth in liminal times

Earth Medicine, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Shifts in your Seasonal Self

As we move from Summer to Autumn north of the Equator (and from Winter to Spring in the Southern Hemisphere), Mama Earth’s energy is shifting…. as is ours. At the Summer Solstice, Father Sun's Yin energy is at its peak and at the Winter Solstice, it's at its lowest.... Yang energy takes dominance. At the… Continue reading Shifts in your Seasonal Self

Rituals and Ceremonies, Spirituality, Wheel of the Year

Create your Equinox Apple Ritual Blessing for Ostara

Blessed be at this time of Equinox 🌿, when Mama Earth is balanced for night and day, dark and light. Spring Equinox  — also known as Ostara and Alban Eilir (“Light of the Earth”) — arrives at 9:30 PM Pacific Time on Saturday, March 19th (4:30 AM UTC Sunday, March 20, 2016). TIP: go to TimeAndDate for… Continue reading Create your Equinox Apple Ritual Blessing for Ostara

Journeys, Wheel of the Year

Renew your inspiration with a Spring Vision Board

We're almost two months into the new calendar year. Many of us created resolutions for January 1st... and some of us actually followed through with them! How about you? What was on your list of resolutions and what are you still actively pursuing? If your commitment has dropped off a little, don't despair. Just like… Continue reading Renew your inspiration with a Spring Vision Board