Midsummer is approaching and I'm loving that the days are getting longer and longer! As a pagan, sun worship is a very important practice. Ancient pagans would honored the sun during the eight festivals of the year, as they recognized the sun as a provider and sustainer of life. But the importance of the sun… Continue reading Crystal Pairing – Crystals of Solar Energy
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The spirit of Christmas is about love, generosity, and harmony. It's in all those cheesy yet classic holiday movies, It's a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, etc. The energy at this time of year is created by those people radiating these vibrations. Doing good deeds, spreading love and cheer, and all the other acts… Continue reading Crystal Pairing – Stones for Christmas
Most of the time when I pair crystal energies, I follow my intuition. I don't have a linear pattern of thinking when selecting the stones, but I am guided by the energies I feel and how the stones resonate with one another. In many cases as well, the stone pairings I put together reflect a… Continue reading Crystal Pairings – Stones to get through a Breakup during your Spiritual Journey
Tomorrow evening, April 11th, is the full moon for the month of April. Known as the Pink Moon, it gets its name from the pink flowers that bloom at this time. As spring begins to emerge, we too can look at the new and blossoming events that are taking place in our lives at this time.… Continue reading The Pink Moon – Full Moon of April
Have you ever wondered where stones and crystals get some of their properties? Why is emerald a stone of love? How is carnelian good for creativity? The special properties of a stone or crystal are often times due to its appearance. Many colored stones correlate to the chakra colors, as do their properties. Other stones form… Continue reading Crystal Pairing – The Power of Reflection
I've been talking to many of my metaphysical friends lately, and a theme that has come up is the recent Solar Eclipse that took place on February 26th. In Astrology, solar eclipses are transitional phases where we shed a old pattern/belief/person/lifestyle so that we can move forward towards enlightenment. Solar Eclipses are also tied to… Continue reading Crystal Pairing – Stones to get you through the Solar Eclipse
February 1st (or 2nd according to some) is the pagan festival of Imbolc. Imbolc was practiced by the druids and was the festival of lactating sheep. It is derived from the Gaelic word, "oimelc", which means "ewe's milk". Ewes would give birth to their lambs, nursing them at this time. With the darkest days of winter… Continue reading Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc
For many centuries, herbalism has been associated with paganism and 'the craft'. Just as crystals are associated with types of energy and have their own specific properties, plants and herbs have their own attributes as well. Considering back then, they were easier to obtain than gemstones, plants and herbs were commonly used during the numerous… Continue reading Five Imbolc Herbs that are in your Pantry