Tag Archives: Transition

Mourning the Loss of the Year

This devastatingly, heart-achingly beautiful song strikes a profound, resonant chord with me in this moment. In the Northern Hemisphere, as the darkness takes over and the light retreats, as winter weather arrives, as plants die off from cold or are harvested, as many animals find the same fate, we find ourselves in close communion with death. […]

The Magic Circle by John William Waterhouse

The veil thins… darkness creeping in…

The veil thins… darkness creeping in. Hush. Listen. Time to sweep the space, light a candle, stoke a fire, call a circle, fill your cauldron. Let it boil down until all that remains is the thick, savory syrup of your essential self. Drink deeply. Every last drop. Hush. Listen. Listen for the messages from the […]

Midsummer Love!

Today, in the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve reached the point at which the Sun is the furthest North it will travel in our sky. After another day or so of apparent stillness (the word Solstice means still sun), and then we will observe it traveling further and further south until we reach Midwinter, and come back […]

Dancing into the Dark

  Equinox is upon us   The time has come   To savor the slanted rays of Autumn’s Sun To reap what we have sown To harvest abundance to carry us through the spare season To gather To celebrate To pull on our furry, wooly layers, and stave off the coming cold To sit in […]