Women’s Embodiment: Culture & Soul. At Summer Solstice~

Two weeks or so back, on the waxing moon of this cycle at the end of my work week, I was ovulating and in need for introspection.  To be precise, la luna was moving into her 1st quarter phase, amplifying the Virgin Archetype medicine that I and others in our co-op’s Women’s Mysteries group imprinted…

Full Moon at Solstice

Ain’t she beauuutiful?? This is Tuesday night, right at the start of magic hour behind the The Delmarva Free School She’s moving fast towards full, peaking overnight Sunday into Monday. One week from tomorrow is the Summer Solstice~the longest amount of sunlight in the year. That means this full moon cycle is reflecting the most…

Summer Solstice & Alchemy

  And we fairies, that do run By the triple Hecate’s team, From the presence of the sun, Following darkness like a dream, Now are frolic: —  Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 5.1.373-377 Oberon And Titania by Arthur Rackham To me, the oddest part about the sabbat(h) or holy day of Summer Solstice is that…

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…

Meditations on Summer Solstice

There is something so primitive about summer.  It makes me want to curl in to the earth and let the land grow right through me. Summer yearns in my body so fantastic, a pace of blood that is almost breathable it’s so alive.  Opposite that, I experience early summer in a way that feels base,…