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…

Fall Equinox & New Moon

    Tonight at 10:29 on the east coast is the Autumnal Equinox.  Light and dark are equivalent.  I am here on the East Coast, honoring my bounty with wide open eyes.     The wind blows here in Pennsylvania with a giant sweep like the angels have a push-broom going shhooshhh shoooshhhh shooooshhh because…

Equinox Blessings.

Today is the last day of summer in our hemisphere.  It means that tomorrow the halves of life will be balanced day and night, and the axis will hit its still-point from which the momentum is gained so  we can begin our slow lean in to the dark. What person doesn’t know on an intimate…

Women’s Mysteries: New Moon, before Fall. Roots.

I cried when Jon sang the words to the Traveling Song. Just his voice, the snap-sounds of fire, the circle of ocean below us in a constant shhhhhushhhh.   One of those times noise actually makes you feel quiet.  That’s how big it was, the silence in the night. While you are away    from…