Magickal Month-February

February is the last bit of cold before the Spring comes, and we’re naturally beginning to think about the growth season ahead. We’re feeling the stirrings of activity as the days are getting longer and sunnier, though there’s still a strong chance of Winter weather. We can’t help but get excited when the snow drops,…

Magickal Month- January 2019

January is kind of a mixed bag, depending on your mindset. For some, the holidays are over, and the long winter stretches ahead of us, bleak and depressing. But for some, this is a month of new possibilities, taking control of our lives after the chaos of the holiday season, and a time to rest,…

Magickal Month- May

May was named after the Greek Maia, mother of Hermes, and oldest of the Pleiades. In Greece, she was primarily known as a mother archetype, but in the Roman version, she became connected with several other goddesses, including Bona Dea (Good Goddess), Terra (earth), Fauna (prophetic goddess of the woodlands), Magna Mater (Cybele), Ops (an…

Magickal Month- April

There is some debate on the origin of the word April to describe the fourth month of the Julian calendar. There is evidence that supports the etymological connection to the word ‘aperire’ (meaning to open- as in opening the Spring season), and also a connection to Aphrilis (derived from Aphrodite, as her major festivals took…

Choosing Inanna

So anyone who knows me knows that Husbear and I have had a significant number of challenges over the last few years. It’s OK, I honestly believe that these challenges were put here for us to learn from so we can evolve. I have to believe that, or I’d just be really damn hopeless all…

Bewitching Your Day 26- Nyx

Goddesses & Heroines by Patricia Monaghan Goddess Meditations by Barbara Ardinger, Ph.D. Nyx on Theoi.com Nyx Wikipedia  

Poem- A Daily Prayer

A Daily Prayer I give thanks to the Maiden for this day For all the opportunities and new beginnings For the unbearable beauty of the world For energy and enthusiasm to enjoy it I give thanks to the Mother for this day For all my loved ones and those that love me For the joy…

Poem- Lakshmi

Lakshmi Mother of abundance, bestower of treasure Lady of the lotus and gold coins Bring us your blessing, for our life’s pleasure And in reverence we will toil for our gains Bestower of strength and spiritual truth You show us the way with four-fold goals Consort of Vishnu, his devotees you soothe And reward them…

Poem- Cernunnos

Cernunnos A flash of eyes, deep in the verdant tangle Wildness incarnate, beyond words A momentary impression, a feeling in the gut A call to join him and be torn apart Masculinity on display, meditating deep Communing with the creatures who come at his call He holds a torque, he is king of the woodlands…

Poem- Inanna

Inanna Keeper of the flames of passion Lady of heaven, Goddess of love Also warlike, protector of the people Bringer of storms that nourish or destroy She dances above the harvest wheat Bounty falling upon farmers below Supplicants come to her temples To be healed through divine ecstasy First star of the night sky and…

Poem- Yemaya

Yemaya Salty, churning waves of mother’s love Offering connection, nourishment Linked by salt and chains of amino acids The life/death struggle Eating, mating Colors of green and blue and brown Shells clicking in her hair She dances us to life Quickens the stardust with laughter Her embrace, a homecoming