Spring forward with the New Moon this weekend

Happy dark into New Moon weekend, dear ones & mmmm what a yummm yummmy one it’s setting up to be~ Overnight, Saturday, we not only “Spring” forward an hour, we also have the alchemy of dark into light that marks the new lunation, or moon cycle, with a New Moon. This is the lunation that…

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…

Quickening Full Moon: Lizzie’s Bend in the Road

“The Rowan Moon carries with it the energies and magic of the rowan tree: protection, strength, and success in new ventures. This Moon has deep ties with the goddess Brigid, as she is closely tied to the magic of the rowan…One of the folk names of the rowan is the ‘quicken tree’, as it was…

Winter Solstice. Animism, Ancestor Weekend, the sweet call of Yule Tide.

Backyard just before dawn Wednesday morning, the outlines of bare branches seem almost purple against a heavy gray sky. To the eye all else appears barren, but the intuitive eyes, the heart eyes, the soul eyes–a ripeness of movement motions the air. Some Solstices are deeply still, some you feel the quickening so ripe it…

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…

Dark Moon & Lunar Samhain 2020

We are in the dark moon phase of the lunation this week friends, and my message to us all~ value this, this natural lean inward~right now. Aligning with the Wheel of the Year always helps us recalibrate, always helps us heal. Dark, or balsamic phase, of the moon are those couple few days each month…