New Moon & Red Tent Wisdom

Mama N e W M o o N we ready ourselves for you! She arrives over night Sunday into Monday, near dawn here on the Midatlantic east coast of the States. That makes this weekend balsamic, or depth of dark moon…when she is on our side with her pull to go within, reflect, recharge, make…

Lunar Beltane and Gibbous Moon 2019

“When new life stirs within the womb, and a mother has the sensation of her baby moving within her for the first time, it’s called “quickening.” The same word is associated with pilgrims, who go to sacred places to “quicken” the divinity within themselves, to experience spiritual awakening or receive a blessing or become healed….

Traditional to Lunar Beltane 2019

Happiest Beltane Driving backroads yesterday, tender curve of road a beckoning finger yearn in the heart…pulsating canopy of endless unfurled leaves…wrapped up in light touch of wildflower yellow & pink winds… …And it’s easy to see how Indo-European ancestors believed in fae, to be so enchanted by all this everywhere dancy treebreath green… AND SO…

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…