Beltane Blessings

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Happy Blessed Beltane!! Today marks the midway point between the Spring (Vernal) Equinox & the Summer Solstice! Beltane, also known as May Day is a Pagan Fire Festival and is considered a Cross Quarter Holiday. The cross quarter holidays occur between the equinox/solstice holidays. We are now 6 months away from Halloween (unless you are …

Year of the Tiger

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2022 Year of the Tiger began on February 1st 2022 The Second new moon after the winter solstice marks the Lunar New Year, Losar (Tibetan Buddhism) and the Chinese New Year. and the third sign of the Chinese Zodiac belongs to the magnificent Tiger. Each year is attributed to one of the 5 Chinese elements …

Ganesha

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God Ganesha Today I want to write about the Elephant headed God from the Hindu Pantheon, Ganesha. I wanted to write about Ganesha because this particular God is one of my most worked with Deities. Starting about 5 years ago, everywhere I looked I saw this guy called Ganesha. As I opened myself to the …

Pumpkin Magick

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The Magick of Pumpkins When the harvest time of year rolls into the northern hemisphere, pumpkins are all around! This large orange squash native to Turtle Island is in abundance between September-November. The First Nations and early settlers relied on Pumpkins during the Winter months for their survival (pumpkins keep very well)! The pumpkin now …

Meeting Usnea

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My First Meeting with Usnea To my delight I found this beautiful lichen for the first time in this lifetime, abundant in the forest of Northern Alberta!   The pure clean air, high humidity, Land of the Moose and the Loon, There are some places the City cannot touch, That is where Usnea Growns   …

Balsam Poplar World Tree

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Balsam Poplar World Tree Ever heard the concept of the World Tree? The world tree is a shamanic/heathen concept. Used metaphorically as a map to journey throughout the spirit realm. The trunk represents the Physical earth Realm (Midgard) The tree tops, such as the branches and leaves represents the Higher Spirit Realms (Valhalla, Heaven) The …

Year of the Ox

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2021 Year of the Ox began on February 11th 2021 The Second new moon after the winter solstice marks the Lunar New Year, Losar (Tibetan Buddhism) and the Chinese New Year. The second sign in the Chinese Zodiac is the Ox. Story tells that the emperor invited all the animals to be part of the …

Shadow Work

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ᛇ The Wheel of the year now wanes, spreading the energy of Transformation, Death, and Rebirth. With Octobers Blue Moon (second full moon in a calendar month) landing on Halloween, Friday the 13, and the upcoming new moon in Scorpio, It seems that all things dark are dominating at this time..   This time of …

Healing Chambers

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A healing chamber is an area of sacred space that can manifest spontaneously or be created with intention & purpose. They can manifest In the spirit realm, during journeys and in deep meditation, often producing strong imagery of Ancient Springs, Rivers, Caves or Healing Cauldrons. Healing Chambers can also happen in our physical reality. Sacred …

Once in a Blue Moon

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October 31st 2020 marks the Witches/Heathen new year. It is the start to winter, when all the land appears to be withering away and dying, the energy is moving. This energy now migrates to the Underworld and is now a time for healing & incubation of new manifestations. The time is right, The veil is …