Early Summer

From Beltane 1st May, or shortly after as the heat waves catch up with the increased light waves (14th May), until Lammas 1st August, we move into early summer. ”In the western world, we are familiar with the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter. However, in the Taoist understanding of time and change Read more about Early Summer[…]

Beltane or Calan Mai Union of the Divine Goddess and the Green Man

Calan Mai “Calend (first day) of May”) or Calan Haf  “Calend of Summer”) is a May Day holiday of Wales held on 1 May. Celebrations start on the evening before, known as May Eve, with bonfires; as with Calan Gaeaf or November 1, the night before (Welsh: Nos Galan Haf) is considered an Ysbrydnos or “spirit night” when spirits are out and about divination is possible. The tradition of lighting bonfires celebrating Read more about Beltane or Calan Mai Union of the Divine Goddess and the Green Man[…]

Full Pink Moon in Scorpio

The culmination of the 6 months from the Scorpio new moon in November – the two magical times of samhain and beltane. A sacred pause in the cocoon as the caterpillar transforms into the butterfly Pink Moon – April  Here is Moon Circle’s 3 minute Taurus Scorpio Full Moon Ritual by Dana Gerhardt and “April’s Full Pink Moon” Read more about Full Pink Moon in Scorpio[…]

April

Start April         Sunrise (Twilight         (6.16am) 6.50am,             Sunset (Twilight) 7.49pm (8.24pm) By the end of the month                        (5.48am) 8.38am                             8.38pm  (9.16pm) Hailstones & Sunshine, blackbirds bicker, blackthorn blossom, Llygaid Ebril Aprils eye the celandine open 1st April fools day 5th Qing Ming Pure Brightness / Clear and bright – qīngmíng festivals 5th term Read more about April[…]

Full Worm Moon in Libra

The insects awaken, the sap rises Libra air / kindness/balance/harmony/relationships – make space, the worms are aerating the soil. What this full moon is illuminating is recent wounds and long term scars that inhibit our capacity for long term relating. The repeating patterns that I need to heal & release, to weed out, to get Read more about Full Worm Moon in Libra[…]

Vernal Equinox – Ostara

The time of the year equivalent to 6am We enter the light half of the year and rise from sleep Light reaches its peak of increasing at 4 minutes per day compared to 1 minute/day at the solstice. It will continue to increase but more gradually from now until the summer solstice. The full moon Read more about Vernal Equinox – Ostara[…]