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…

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…

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?…

Imbolc Tide

“If Candlemas be fair and bright, Come, winter, have another flight; If Candlemas brings clouds and rain, Go winter, and come not again.” Credit to my friend Jack, original author unknown. I don’t know about that gopher critter, but here on the midatlantic seaboard, it was clouds and rain, so I for one am banking…

To Rest & Poetry, on the Winter Solstice

In Oregon the Breitenbush river is a color of steel-teal that exists no other place on the earth and this must be partly because of the non-negotiable trees.  It is easy to be grounded and feel at one in your place in a place like this.  It is easy to revere the miracle of dirt:…

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…

New Moon to Lunar Lammas, Healing the Feminine in 2017

Ahhhh, friends. What a year, no?  Our first moon cycle in 2017 inaugurated a man as the leader of our metaphoric house who bragged about the exploitation and objectification of the female body.  Our values supported this. The normalization of exploitation in this house is unacceptable. The female body.  The female body.  The female body….

Full Moon and Healing The Story of Culture

This full moon presents us with a reality highlight.  A shining on who we are in our most present, day to day, practical ways. Who we are is how we Be. Discernment can be tough when it comes to understanding what I mean.  Societal arousal is high.  The open, gaping wound of fear-driven, hate-talk projections…

Divine Love & Healing Shame on Lunar Beltane

Beltane, if celebrated on the lunar-led earth path of the medicine wheel, is tonight. Ancestors used to celebrate Beltane as the traditional start of summer. Think fire, passion!!  May Day, when maidens danced the Maypoles and the lusty earth was potent with the growing BLOSSOMS that at spring were birthed!  When certainly some of those…