Beltane and Flower Moon 2020

This past Beltane I shared an online ritual with my coven, which definitely has its unique quirks, but it was nice to connect with everyone. Afterwards we had a fire outside and enjoyed the warm air and gentle rain. I even jumped over the fire for good luck – or at least tried 😉 ForContinue reading “Beltane and Flower Moon 2020”

December’s Long Nights Moon

Oak Moon, Long Nights Moon, Cold Moon, Wolf Moon Nature Spirits: snow faeries, storm faeries, winter tree faeries Herbs: holly, English ivy, fir, mistletoe Colors: red, white and black Flowers: holly, poinsettia, Christmas cactus Scents: violet, patchouli, rose geranium, frankincense, myrrh, lilac Stones: serpentine, jacinth, peridot Trees: pine, fir, holly Animals: mouse, deer, horse, bearContinue reading “December’s Long Nights Moon”

November’s Mourning Moon

Mourning Moon, Dark Moon, Snow Moon, Fog Moon, Storm Moon, Beaver Moon, Oak Moon, Frosty Moon Nature Spirits: subterranean faeries Herbs: grains of paradise, verbena, betony, borage, cinquefoil, blessed thistle Colors: gray, sea-green Flowers: blooming cacti, chrysanthemum Scents: cedar, cherry blossoms, hyacinth, narcissus, peppermint, lemon Stones: topaz, hyacinth, lapis lazuli Trees: alder, cypress Animals: unicorn,Continue reading “November’s Mourning Moon”

October’s Blood Moon

Blood Moon, Hunters’ Moon, Shedding Moon, Falling Leaf Moon, Harvest Moon, Sanguine Moon Nature Spirits: frost faeries, plant faeries Herbs: pennyroyal, thyme, catnip, uva ursi, angelica, burdock Colors: dark blue-green Flowers: calendula, marigold, cosmos Scents: strawberry, apple blossom, cherry Stones: opal, tourmaline, beryl, turquoise Trees: yew, cypress, acacia Animals: stag, jackal, elephant, ram, scorpion Birds:Continue reading “October’s Blood Moon”

September’s Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon, Barley Moon, Wine Moon, Singing Moon, Corn Moon, Fruit Moon Nature Spirits: faeries Herbs: copal, fennel, rye, wheat, valerian, skullcap Colors: brown, yellow-green, yellow Flowers: narcissus, lily Scents: storax, mastic, gardenia, bergamot Stones: peridot, olivine, chrysolite, citrine Trees: hazel, larch, bay Animals: snake, jackal Birds: ibis, sparrow Deities: Demeter, Ceres, Isis, Nephthys, Freya, Thoth,Continue reading “September’s Harvest Moon”

August’s Corn Moon

Corn Moon, Wyrt/Wort Moon, Herb Moon, Dispute Moon, Barley Moon, Sturgeon Moon, Grain Moon, Red Moon Nature Spirits: dryads Herbs: chamomile, St. John’s wort, bay, angelica, fennel, rue, orange Colors: yellow, gold Flowers: sunflower, marigold Scents: frankincense, heliotrope Stones: cats eye, carnelian, jasper, fire agate Trees: hazel, alder, cedar Animals: lion, phoenix, sphinx, dragon Birds: crane,Continue reading “August’s Corn Moon”

July’s Blessing Moon

Blessing Moon, Mead Moon, Wyrt/Wort Moon, Fallow Moon, Buck Moon, Thunder Moon, Hay Moon Nature Spirits: hobgoblins, faeries of harvested crops Herbs: honeysuckle, agrimony, lemon balm, hyssop Colors: silver, blue-gray Flowers: lotus, water lily, jasmine Scents: orris, frankincense Stones: pearl, moonstone, white agate Trees: oak, acacia, ash Animals: crab, turtle, dolphin, whale Birds: starling, ibis,Continue reading “July’s Blessing Moon”

June’s Sun Moon

Strong Sun Moon, Dyad Moon, Lovers Moon, Mead Moon, Honey Moon, Rose Moon, Strawberry Moon The days are long and the earth is bountiful with flowers and the first fruits. Enjoy time outdoors, and nurture your garden, your relationships and yourself! Nature Spirits: sylphs, zephyrsHerbs: skullcap, meadowsweet, vervain, tansy, dog grass, parsley, mossesColors: orange, golden-greenFlowers:Continue reading “June’s Sun Moon”

May’s Flower Moon

Flower Moon, Merry Moon, Dyad Moon, Bright Moon, Hare Moon, Corn Planting Moon, Milk Moon Now that the weather is warming up, this is the time for planting.  Put the fertility of spring to good use and sow your seeds of good intentions! Nature Spirits: faeries, elvesHerbs: dittany of Crete, elder, mint, rose, mugwort, thyme,Continue reading “May’s Flower Moon”