Crescent Moon Mantra for Spring

“When you turn to your Virgin, that aspect of yourself that is owned by no one but yourself, she will tell you what you most yearn for is within your reach. Reach for it and you will thrive–as long as you never measure the worth of this “birth” by comparison with another’s or by how…

New Moon in Spring & The Virgin Archetype

Happy almost new moon, friends She descends into complete darkness, to lean again towards the return of the light, in the middle of the night Thursday into Friday this week During our Spring Equinox circle, my women’s mysteries group bonfired on the wild island here where we live We tended the deep feminine archetype of…

Ritual, for Spring Equinox Super Moon

Happy Last Day of Winter, Friends! This image is of Mama Luna moving across the night sky on the Winter Solstice. So hard to believe it’s been 3 full months already. Tomorrow night is both the Spring Equinox, and our only full perigee moon of the year, meaning when she is closest to the earth….

Dark Moon to New Moon. Begin Again.

Happy Balsamic moon friends. Balsamic is the final–of eight–phase of the moon’s monthly cycle. Balsamic is her crescent moon phase waning into complete darkness. She is waning–decreasing in light–when her light is on the left of her face. We descend into her darkness over the weekend in anticipation of the alchemy of New Moon reset…

Consecration Moon

Tuesday evening is our next full moon. Full moon’s manifest or bring to light what was felt but unseen when the moon was last dark. This full moon she is of Imbolc tide, making her special light most beneficent for consecration. Consecration means to make holy. You can do this with special objects, especially those…

Dark to New Moon to Winter Solstice

Tomorrow is the new moon. The last one of Autumn. The moon cycle that starts tomorrow will move us on the wheel of the year from the north west corner to due north. That happens when the sun is the furthest from earth on the Winter Solstice, December 21, the shortest day and longest night…

All Hallows to Lunar Samhain. 2018.

image, Mama Bones by Tom Kuebler, at the IX International Celebration of Imaginitve Realism in Reading, PA Random things I’m thinking on the start of Lunar Samhain (starts today is one way to see it because the moon becomes last quarter today): The academic field of dom culture professionals–I acknowledge I am part—talks about the…

Song for Equinox Full Moon

Oh mother, holy mother, ancient mama, sacred mama~ I honor the fire I build, its slow burn in all this wind.  Feeding of wet wood and kindling, faded newspaper, scrap by scrap.  Feeding sure as I have fed and grown this harvest season, season of light and peak of summer sun.  How many lives that…