Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Spring Awakening

Oak leaves unfurling The March equinox — vernal or autumnal depending on your locale — is a catalyst for a different relationship between Father Sun and Mama Earth, as the sun’s position shifts in the sky. And it is a catalyst for us too, as we explore how the Equinox manifests in our locale. At… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Spring Awakening

Wheel of the Year

Blessings at Equinox, a time of balance and commonality

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this day marks the astronomical start of the Spring season, whilst for those in the Southern Hemisphere, it marks the beginning of astronomical Autumn. At the twice-yearly Equinox, we share a moment of global balance, when the days and nights are of (roughly) equal length everywhere. I… Continue reading Blessings at Equinox, a time of balance and commonality

Lunar Cycles, Wheel of the Year

New Moon in Pisces: Awakening and Blossoming

As you get into the Pisces energetic flow, feel your creative energy arise, “spring up”, and embrace all that this cleansing awakens, reveals and enables — the blossoming of your inner self.

Wheel of the Year

Spring Equinox: Renewal and new beginnings

Spring Equinox — also known as Alban Eilir, Cónocht an Earraigh and Ostara — arrives in the Southern Hemisphere on September 22 @13:30 UTC. The Wheel of the Year honours the changing of the seasons and also celebrates new beginnings, life rising again and renewal, death and rebirth. And no doubt many of us can… Continue reading Spring Equinox: Renewal and new beginnings

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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

Wheel of the Year

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

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

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

Wheel of the Year

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