The leaves dance and float their way down to the cool earth. They adorn her in a patchwork quilt of golden velvets, warm sepias, and crinkled russets. The land subsumes the foliage when the bright hues convert themselves into an umber wither.
Mabon, the Autumn Equinox
Mabon is the second harvest festival. A time to reap what you have sown, whether that means crops of food or metaphorically. Day and night hang in the balance as we begin our descent towards the cooler months, leaving the warmth behind us. We embrace the transition during this time of equal light and dark, of masculine and feminine, to find balance in all aspects of our lives. Celebrate this Sabbat with a unique ritual and tarot spread.
The veil becomes thin again at this halfway mark between Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice. Beltane is a time of fertility, freedom and sexuality. Learn how to celebrate with rituals and a tarot spread.
Ostara, the Spring Equinox
Spring Equinox Ostara March 19th-22nd Spring Equinox 2023 falls on Monday, March 20th in the Northern Hemisphere Day and night are of equal length. The first green plants cover the ground in a patchy fuz. This is the beginning of new life and fertility. Snow gives way to rain, petrichor invokes the sensations of contentment… Continue reading Ostara, the Spring Equinox
Imbolc Rituals to Honor Brigid, an Imbolc Tarot Spread, and more
Yule, the Winter Solstice
Yule is the Winter Solstice, which marks the longest night of the year and celebrates the rebirth of the sun. Depending on the calendar, this Sabbat falls between December 19th-21st. Celebrate with a Ritual and Tarot Spread.
Four of Pentacles – 500 Years Ago & Today
Printed in 1491, the Sola Busca is the earliest known 78-card tarot deck in which every card is illustrated — all the majors and all the minors. How does it hold up to modern day readings, and what can it teach us today?
Mugwort and Tarot
Mugwort, Artemisia Vulgaris, is an herb sometimes known as cronewort. This plant is prized as an aid for visioning and intuition.
The Norns, Wyrd and Hyndla
Samhain is a Time for the Ancestors In the Autumn season leading up to Samhain, we slip into the time of the thinning veil and of magic. This is the season where I feel the ancestors tugging at my heartstrings. I am deep in the work of unwinding my lineage and slowly identifying the myths… Continue reading The Norns, Wyrd and Hyndla
Tarot Tips: Jumping Cards
What falls to the floor, comes to the door. So, what does it mean when a card jumps out of the deck? Is it nothing or is it most definitely something?