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September 20, 2022 @ 3:09 PM

 

               

Happy Autumnal Equinox

Aslo known as Mabon, Harvest Home, Second Festival of Harvest

 

 

Welcome to this joyful time of introspection. The leaves on the trees are ever so gently showing us signs of the Seasonal Wheel turning again. The vibrant colors of Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere nudge us to prepare for the cooler moments ahead.

This day is one of two that shows us a balance of light and dark as we begin our journey into the second harvest and say farewell long hot summer days. We enter the darkness in sincerest gratitude for our present lifestyle and our future time of reflection. Soon it will be time to rest but for now we gather our strength for......
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August 1, 2022 @ 8:46 AM

               

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Happy Lammas

The First Harvest

 

 

Lammas is a celebration honoring the first of the three main Harvests of the year. It is usually observed on the first day of August in the Northern Hemisphere. We celebrate the fruits of our labor that were sewn in the Spring. Preciously planted seeds do not have to be strictly associated with agricultural crops. Seeds can be a metaphor for the intentions you set earlier in the year. These crops and intentions are manifesting or showing signs of manifesting now.

 

The first harvest is also known as Lughnasadh, named after the Celtic Sun God Lugh (pronounced Loo). It.........

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July 12, 2022 @ 10:31 AM

               

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3 Ways We Unconsciously Block Our Intuition

How to Correct It

 

 

As we listen to our analytical brain throughout the day, without acknowledging the nudging of our intuition, our intuition diminishes. It becomes a tiny whisper until we begin to completely ignore this beautiful ability. 



Ralph Waldo Emerson, the American philosopher said, "The primary wisdom is intuition." It is an important part of who we are. Without training, we can happen upon it occasionally, and when we follow our intuition we usually like the results. It is not just a theory. It is a part of our sensory experiences .........

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June 18, 2022 @ 9:56 AM

 

Summer Solstice Celebration

A Spiritual Event

Summer Solstice Celebration...The most enchanting  day of the year evokes magic and mystery. The Sun is at its most powerful and breathes life into the healing herbs and plants.

 

A Spiritual Event

The most enchanting day of the year evokes magic and mystery. The lovely Summer Solstice. The Sun is at its most powerful and breathes life into the healing herbs and plants. Its importance is recognized at this time, as all life forms require light and warmth. This spiritual event infuses the earth, in the northern hemisphere, with helio therapy; treatments by means of the Sun's electromagnetic rays. 

 


The word solstice derived from Latin, means "sun stands still." When I lived in Alaska, as a child and teen, I was mesmerized by the sun hanging in, .........

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September 7, 2021 @ 5:48 PM

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 Autumn Equinox -Mabon

The magic of the Autumn Equinox also known as Mabon
Mabon/Autumn Equinox  Wed September 22, 2021

 

As summer is fading, we welcome the balanced energy of  Mabon, the Autumn Equinox. This is one of the two equinoxes where night and day are of equal length.  Mabon gently guides us into the shadow side of the upcoming seasons in the Northern hemisphere.


The excitement of fall begins to ease into our hearts. Expectantly we wait for the brilliant Second Harvest  to envelop us in nature's magic. Our bodies and spirit await to be nourished with the  fruits, vegetables, and flowers in all their fall sensations. The harvest times were.........

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April 30, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

May Day Dew

Experience the Magical Morning Dew of  May Day/Beltane

 

 

May Day, also known as Beltane, is observed on the Eve of May and May 1st. It is a vibrant  time of the year to celebrate fertility and the return of the sun. There are  celebrations of fire and Merry Maypole dancing. My favorite is a Vintage Inspired Spa celebration gifted to us by the Fairy Kingdom. 

 

On the eve of Beltane the fairies join together and sprinkle a magical concoction over the plant kingdom. As the sun begins to rise on May 1st a glistening dew forms over all living plant matter. The dew awaits collection by those in knowledge of its mystical attributes. It is at its most powerful at the dawn of the first .........

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December 8, 2020 @ 4:58 PM

Christmas Pumpkin DIY Decor

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The candy theme for Christmas is so fun. One year I couldn't find anything large enough to use on my front porch for candy mints. So I sat on my porch looking at the fall decorations and the fairytale pumpkins seemed to whisper to me. Apparently they didn't want to be tossed into the woods and forgotten just yet. 



That lightbulb moment went off and I thought the flattened pumpkins adorning my front porch were just the right size. So I gathered some paint brushes, paint and peppermint oil, Twilight peppermint of course! 

 



* First I cleaned the cobwebs of Halloween and the dust of falling leaves off of the Fairytale pumpkins , the flat ones. 

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October 13, 2020 @ 12:02 PM

Morning Autumn Routine

 Perfect Time to Raise Your Frequencies

 

 

We begin our transit into the darkness at the Autumn Equinox. The delights of the second harvest, also called Mabon, tap us on the shoulder with a morning chill in the air. The temperature teases us with fluctuations of warm and cool as we are taken deep into our annual journey of self discovery.


 Even my precious fur babies recognize the difference. They tend to hold onto their slumber a little longer not bothering to wake me.

You may be prepared to welcome slight changes in your life. Maybe a couple of different tiny rituals as the morning chill sets in.

 

I have watched videos and read about many other people's  .........

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January 30, 2020 @ 4:29 PM

Candlemas Traditions

Preparing for Spring

Candlemas, first called  Imbolc, is celebrated as a Fire Festival encouraging the rebirth of the sun

 

The darkness of winter has required us to rest, to go within in order to restore ourselves. We emerge from the dark, at nature's pace,  anxiously watching for signs of spring from the plant kingdom. Our ancestors believed as the dark days shortened the sun was being reborn. 

Imbolc , also known as Candlemas, is celebrated as a Fire Festival encouraging the rebirth of the sun. It was a time to deep clean the home of the last remnants of Yule, honoring  the Celtic Goddess of Fire, Brigid, who ruled over the hearth and the home. There was a celebration of light in anticipation of the changing of the season.

 Dedicate  February 2, 2020 to create .........

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December 30, 2019 @ 1:24 PM

Daily Affirmation Practices

The Magic of a Peaceful Perspective Using Affirmations

 

 

 

Affirmations are positive statements used to increase your personal frequencies and improve your outlook on life. They can replace negative or challenging thoughts that interfere with your peace of mind. They are very powerful when you recognize a self-deprecating thought and replace it immediately with the appropriate affirmation for you.

According to the Laboratory of Neuro Imaging at the University of Southern California the average person has about 48.6 thoughts per minute. This adds up to a total of 70,000 thoughts per day. Most of these thoughts are repeated each and every day.

 

 

Repetitive words and .........

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