Rhythms of Life

Dancing Nature's Rhythms

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[…]

Aries New Moon – New Astrological Year

New year vision board If you’ve been working towards a big project—perhaps you’re trying to start your own business or want to join a program or study group—this is the perfect time to do so. The Aries new moon will give you a moment to breathe deeply before plunging into an important new change. Ride Read more about Aries New Moon – New Astrological Year[…]

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[…]