Welcome Season of Light: Vernal Equinox 2021

Happy Spring or Vernal Equinox, friends. Occurring tomorrow morning here on the MidAtlantic seaboard of the East Coast, this day and ultimately the days around it, because of the alignment of sun and earth, marks a time of equal daylight and nighttime. For pagans, it’s a chance to acknowledge the passing of the season of…

Full Ash Moon Weekend

Wanted to share from my two meditation companions for this weekend’s Full Moon, and some of the magic that came through as I contemplated them~ According to Blake Octavian Blair, this weekend is known as Ash Moon, in reverence of the Celtic Month of the Ash Tree. Pretty cool, right? If that’s new info~on the…

Shadow Work and Devotion. At Lunar Imbolc.

Devotion. It’s a wrought word, full with personal associations, and so I write it tenderly, for any and all that have been injured by traditions that forced or coerced dogma and rigidity, those direct or indirect punches to the developing, authentic soul. I know about those hits, personally, both from family and culture. I was…

Happy Traditional to Lunar Imbolc: Letting the Tide move you.

Happy traditional Imbolc, friends. I woke up today with a mist in my heart, the kind only satiated by the reliable rhythm languages, the silences and flurries of Mama Earth. It felt like longing, and when I leaned into the feeling I saw myself on a drive around the Tall Pines, this Place where I…

Small song of incantation, Dreaming Moon

These are mighty mighty times, dear friends. If you have your feet on the street you knew this day would come. Shout Black Feminists 12-13 Twitter underground. Dear birds singing song of change. Riot grl coming through me to write me a thesis to get me here, to follow through with my head and boots…

Wishing Moon for Dark Moon, Dark Season, & Total Solar Eclipse.

Did you know tonight is a wishing moon? The lunation that starts tomorrow is our last one of Autumn. In fact, next Monday when she is 1st quarter, she converges with the Wheel of the Year as the longest night arrives and we welcome the season of Yule…and Return of Light ! Wishing moons, on…

Full Moon of Preparation

This morning’s full moon designates a time on the wheel of the year for preparation. Under this moon, we want to nurture all the details, take note of the areas that we can tend by taking small actions. Small actions. Small can look like endings, or knowing what not to feed with your energy. Small…

The Witch’s New Year: Lunar Samhain

Tomorrow night, just past midnight, it’s the Witch’s New Year, Lunar Samhain. Earlier in the Harvest part of the year, in my second site for ritual I saw a Women’s Mysteries member and I throwing bones. Bone throwing is a form of divination with roots found in numerous different pagan heritages. We came together less…