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…

Lunar Lammas. The root of real Magic.

This week of sacred first harvest, let me return to the most simple and vital wisdom I could ever give out on this site. The invitation to set aside the chatter of your head, put down any and all e-devices including tv, and get back to your home. The constant whir of busyness, of personal…

May Day and Fertility Moon

I love this picture I just found on tumblr here . Lunar Beltane was over the weekend and I officiated a wedding and stepped into my own elder priestess role in what was a fully whimsical and fabulous and sacred way, and the whole thing was epic, finish to start.  All this and also I…

Spring Equinox: Holding Both, and…

image, Dugald Stewart (1753-1828) ~ Here’s a question to ponder, no right, no wrong.  Just right now and what comes up organically when you trust yourself, and listen to your own inner voice. What happened over the weekend?  What was the theme?  Who were you with?  How did you show up to you, your needs?…

Day of All Souls. Samhain Tide.

Death has been a primary teacher for me. This started when I was 20, that epic summer me and a bestie and a brother who’s now passed from drugs travelled an 11,000 mile circle around our country.  Two decades ago already. A week before that trip started, a young man my brother and I grew…

Lunar Samhain & Letting Go

Nothing teaches you the patience life requires better than life itself.  A basic axiom that even kicking and fighting each of us are tasked to learn: Letting go. That is the medicine I am finding myself practicing this week, as we enter the stillness of the lunar reset, the void chaos-rest space of the balsamic…

I’m gonna watch her rise

…tomorrow night, last harvest moon, sheath of layered lace and bounty coming up over the sea.  Harvest moon peaks full this eve~ There is harvest wisdom right now in your every day.  In practical ways, in the actions and reactions, the many details of the life you are presently living.  The invitation right now is…