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…

Lunar Imbolc

Lunar Imbolc comes early this year, overnight! It is the New Moon in Aquarius, and is a tide you began to feel when the moon entered her last quarter or wane towards the dark moon, which happened Tuesday. This is the first seed or sap rising moon, when the subtle momentum of life force starts…

New Moon: Imbolc-tide on the earth path & in Laguna Canyon!

In every place I’ve ever lived I’ve made habit of going out walking.  The funniest walk habit that just pops to mind is in Easton and wild crafting out of people’s manicured or otherwise front lawns.  I got sick I guess from chemicals once.  Here in Laguna Canyon if I go out walking that can…

Prayer, for Lunar Imbolc under Brigid’s Moon

And oh, to tend the quiet of winter , to tend the fire in my heart that so dim reminds me now: I’ve not gone out.   To tend as well my precious hearth, my sacred home, as within so without, to ask, to sit in, what makes this space feel safe?   This week…

Sun and Moon Symbols, and lunar Imbolc

Today is the full moon. Full moons are significant because they symbolize a center-point in a growth cycle. Growth cycles are circles, never-ending or beginning, a continuum of todays informed by yesterday.  This feels good to me because one way of looking at this means that wherever you are in your understanding of your life and the…