Resurrection ~ The Rebirth of Spring ~ Ostara’s Personal Connection for Me

The Spring Equinox:  Ostara (March 21) The Goddess manifests her treasures in the material world, and Mother Earth marks this event with the emergence of plants and young animals, setting the stage once again for future harvests, both those of the physical world and those of the spiritual realm.  The miracle of birth is highlighted, … Continue reading Resurrection ~ The Rebirth of Spring ~ Ostara’s Personal Connection for Me

5 Things That Bring Samhain Home for Me

  I can't believe it's this time of year already!  Where did 2016 go??  This past year has been wracked with huge changes in my life.  All hell broke loose December 31, 2015, and it's been a wild ride ever since-- spiritually, emotionally, and financially.  However, the wild ride appears to be calming down now, life … Continue reading 5 Things That Bring Samhain Home for Me

Imbolc

The following blog post is a short excerpt from my book: The Spiritual Feminist Imbolc (February 2) The Goddess celebrates renewed fertility, fertility of body, mind, and spirit.  Seeds are sown now for future harvests; the bricks and mortar of new paths and new adventures are laid.  The Goddess is reborn as her younger self, … Continue reading Imbolc

The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate October! ~ Full Moon & Samhain

Samhain (October 31) The goddess is old and wizened. She’s settling into this stage of her persona to reap the benefit of all that she has experienced, all that has transpired on her journey to this point. She’s preparing for the dark months, gathering her harvest about her, both for her physical survival and her … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate October! ~ Full Moon & Samhain

The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate September! ~ Full Moon & Autumnal Equinox

Wine Moon Herbs: lilac, mugwort, marjoram, rose, thyme Stones: sapphire, bloodstone, rainbow obsidian Scents: gardenia, rose, lilac Colors: brown, yellow-green, amber Trees: hazel, larch, bay Deities: Demeter, Ceres, Isis, Astrological Signs: Virgo, Libra Elements: Earth/Air Crafting Your Magic: Feminine energy is highlighted, receptive energy. Cast magic to draw inward, magic to draw those things-- both … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate September! ~ Full Moon & Autumnal Equinox