Summer Self-Confidence Ritual Well we are officially into the summer season, even with the strangeness of the world around us, we want to be out and about, feeling good and soaking up those rays of sunshine and that fresh summer air. However, if you are anything like me, the COVID-19 has hit your emotions and confidence. When we are surrounded by negative words and fear it feeds into our own energies. So what did I do? I turned to my favorite candle magick. I started with a Gold candle (I’ll tell you why in a minute), got out a piece … Continue reading Summer Self-Confidence Ritual
Good Morning! I hope your day is as beautiful as mine is here in Northern California. What a great way to swing into the Summer Solstice season. How are you celebrating? Will you be joining a ritual? I have two, one this afternoon and one tomorrow. Today’s will be at the @sagedapp (this is a great community that has an incredible free offering) and tomorrow will be with my Sacred Mists community. Both are going to be fantastic. Different in many ways, and yet both fulfilling. I am excited to be starting with Summer Solstice as my renewal season. I … Continue reading Summer Solstice/Litha
We are fast coming up on one of my favorite holidays, Ostara. When Spring officially begins, we are in balance with light and dark, and Eostre is awakening Mother Earth after her sleep. It is time to begin planting, watch the new generations of animals be born, and enjoy some of the best foods. This is time of creation, and since we want to prepare in advance to work on the day of, I thought I would give you some of my favorite recipes. Some of these I have modified (and will credit the original creator) and others are just … Continue reading Recipes for Ostara
So the great thing about where I work is that we have these random weeks off. Not just the standard school breaks at the holidays, but weeks in the middle of February, which is awesome! This past week my husband and I went to New Orleans. We got there on a Saturday early afternoon and left Thursday late. This meant that we got to the enjoy the Mardi Gras spirit and early parades without the craziness of all the 20 somethings during actual Mardi Gras weekend. It was amazing. I have never been, so we literally spend 5 days in … Continue reading Vacation was fabulous!
Today is the day I choose to reflect on what is working and what isn’t working for me. Interestingly enough the Word of the Day is Balance. While that may seem easy, for someone who is always 100% into everything, and has 100 irons in the fire, it is almost impossible to do. So, I am working on what I can cut out, hand off, or postpone until such a time as I am able to actually devote time to it. One thing that has definitely suffered is my house and my husband. So cutting out a few of the … Continue reading Oh Universe…
Listen. So today’s Word of the Day is Outlets. That is in reference to doing things outside of what causes you stress! That’s right, I was told by the Universe to go out and be creative; to allow those things that are building up inside of me to flow freely and in the process get better at something, or create something, or simply move so that th energy isn’t staying pent up. What perfect timing as the extra assignment I got is not going well, and causing extreme stress. So what is it I want to do today? Well I … Continue reading The Universe is Speaking…
I love it when I do multiple things, pull cards from multiple decks, or different kinds of decks and the whole world just connects itself to the energy. It has not been an easy start to the year 2020. With the word of the year being LOOK, and me taking the time to really look at what is around me, and within me, I realized how much work there is. That of course overwhelmed me, so I had to pull back and think a little about how to approach it all. Today was the first day I pulled any cards. … Continue reading When It All Connects
As we sit in our offices, on our couches, in our cars, at our desks, we define ourselves in different ways. These are often simple masks we wear to fit what it is others expect of us, or that we must project based on the situation. All totally understandable, but what happens when you begin to lose who you are to these masks? When you forget to take one mask off before donning another, and they blend to a point where you can’t get out from under either? These are scary questions, as I often feel this way. I have … Continue reading Who Are You?
Storms are amazing. Here in California we are experiencing some weird weather…snow in the elevations, and rain, lightening, and high winds down in the Valley a bit. This type of weather is perfect for bringing natural cleansing and energy into your magick and home. Wind and rain are amazing cleansers. I’ve been known to stand in the midddle of the yard in a big wind storm and accpet the wind into my body, sweeping out the negative and leaving me feeling refreshed and with room to fill my thoughts, my soul, my energy with positivity and balance. Rain will do … Continue reading Magick in the Air
Brigid has lit the way for us to begin the lighted season of our year. What a wonderful time this will. As we say goodbye to Herne for the moment, and allow him the rest he so deserves, and the candles are lit to guide the light back into the world, we are all getting ready to let go of the shadows and step into the light. If you walk a pagan/Wiccan path then today is the day to bless your candles for the year. The time to give them the energy of the beginning of the light time and … Continue reading Blessed Imbolc….Blessed Candlemas