Celebrating the Autumn Equinox AKA Mabon

Celebrating the seasons is one of my favorite things to do. I enjoy experiences, myself, and love helping others enjoy them even more and one of my favorite times of year is Mabon, or the Autumn Equinox, whatever you want to call it. This is the time of the second harvest, when apples and pumpkins…

Celebrating Summer Solstice

  Summer Solstice, aka Midsummer, is the longest day of the year and a day to celebrate fertility, life, light, success and energy.  There are many ways to celebrate and take advantage of this glowing energy at home. My favorite is to welcome the sunrise around my fire pit in my backyard sanctuary. I usually…

Harbingers and Omens

A few weeks ago hundreds of ravens landed in the trees around my house.  They covered the bare limbs until it looked like black leaves rustling in the breeze.  Their shrill cries and the whomp of the displaced air beat back by their flapping wings sent a shiver down my back.  I am accustomed to…

Raising Energy

Raising Energy: Everything in life has energy. It binds us, connects us and works with or against us. Magik is merely the science of energy manipulation. The energy you work with is created by you, and then manipulated to your intent. There are of course many ways to raise energy for workings, meditation or protection. When…

May 10 is the Full Flower Moon

Take advantage of the full flower moon tonight by working on career and new beginnings magick as well as spells and rituals for abundance. This is also a good day to start new gardens. But be careful and take it easy. The flower moon is also prone to cause sleep issues and also cause unbalanced emotions! Take…

Growing a Smudging Garden

‘Tis the season for getting those gardens planted! Along with brussel sprouts, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower, the early vegetables to start in the garden, it is also time to get those herbs in the ground.  The nice thing about most herbs is they are perennials and will come back year after year saving you money and…

Follow Your Own Path

I am not myself in the winter time. I’ve been told it’s Seasonal Affective Disorder and I’ll agree with that. If you look at my social media posts from mid January through March from years past, there is a definite cycle to my depression, insecurities, and general feeling of malaise. I second guess everything about myself,…

Grounding

Raising and focusing energy is the activity of magic, intention is it’s core, and grounding and centering is its foundation.  We begin and end every working with them both, skipping either will have consequences to your work and your energy.  Even in our everyday lives, not being grounded and centered can influence both mood and health….

Ostara is Right Around the Corner

For most of us, it is hard to believe that underneath all that snow, Ostara, the Spring Equinox, is just around the corner. This year it falls on March 20 and I can not wait! I am not someone who loves the cold dark months of winter and Ostara means those warm sunny days will…

Magick is Everywhere

Holding intention is the key to directing your energy toward a goal. The key is to first examine the motivation and intention behind the goal.

There’s a Storm on the Horizon

Different types of storms have different natures and are best directed toward those aspects. You can prepare ahead or work on the fly with a sudden weather change.

Harness the Power of Nature

Today is the day to take advantage of those refreshing powers that the sun has to offer us. Open your windows, light some incense or candles and let any negative energy that has been cooped up inside your home for months blow out as the new fresh positive energy blows in.