The Pink Moon – Full Moon of April

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

Crystal Pairing – The Power of Reflection

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

Crystal Pairing – Stones to get you through the Solar Eclipse

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

Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc

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

Five Imbolc Herbs that are in your Pantry

  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

Five Ways to Celebrate Yule

  Mid-December. For us, i's the holiday season, but for nature, it's the winter solstice. The winter solstice falls around the 21st - 23rd of December. This is where the night is at its longest, and the day is at its shortest. For pagans, the Winter Solstice was to honor the return of the sun. The worst was behind them, and … Continue reading Five Ways to Celebrate Yule

The Long Night’s Moon: Full Moon of December

On the 14th of December is the full moon for the month. Known in some Native American tribes as 'the long night's moon', it gets this name due to the upcoming winter solstice, where the day is at its shortest and the night is at its longest. Being the longest full moon of the year, it … Continue reading The Long Night’s Moon: Full Moon of December