Samhain: a Lineage of Spirit

All Hallows Eve, Samhain, All Saints Day, Day of the Dead, Halloween. Today has many different names in many different traditions, but they all have something essential in common. Today, we honor the cycle. Today, we embrace the dark. Today, we celebrate the dead. I revere today as Samhain (pronounced sow-in), the ancient Celtic festival … Continue reading Samhain: a Lineage of Spirit

Autumn Equinox (Mabon): seeds of the harvest

Happy equinox, friends! Today, the hours of day and night are balanced. The northern and southern hemispheres receive equal sunlight as the Sun traces directly over the equator, perpendicular to the Earth. This is a time of balance, of the harmony of light and dark, Sun and Moon, outer and inner. (There's a reason that … Continue reading Autumn Equinox (Mabon): seeds of the harvest

Tarot spread for Ostara (Spring Equinox)

Happy equinox, friends! Today, the light and the dark stand in equal balance, in cosmic harmony. The sun rises directly due East and sets due West. The sun appears to travel across the sky in a straight line rather than a curve. The Earth's poles point neither towards nor away from the sun. Today is the … Continue reading Tarot spread for Ostara (Spring Equinox)

Year Ahead Tarot Spread

It's almost New Year's Eve, and you know what that means! Time to stay up late, drink something fizzy, and dive deep into an intuitive exploration of the energies and soul work coming at ya in 2018. As January 1st approaches, some readers like to pull a theme card for the year ahead and a … Continue reading Year Ahead Tarot Spread

Winter Solstice Spread

Happy Winter Solstice, friends and witches! On this darkest day of the year, when the night rules the northern hemisphere, we light fires in hearths and wrap cold hands around warm mugs and take comfort in the closeness of loved ones. But tonight we are asked to not fear the night and instead to welcome … Continue reading Winter Solstice Spread