Second Moon – Last Quarter – Part 2

Today was full of feeling ill, wonderful thunder storms, documentaries, and more sewing.  Meditation and ritual are still difficult due to coughing and throat congestion.  Still, the fact that I’m trying feels good.  It is so easy to fall out of a routine, thus even if it is difficult to experience a deep trance, continuingContinue reading “Second Moon – Last Quarter – Part 2”

Thoughts Before Bed and an Extended Retreat Day

Family obligations, visiting friends, and general fatigue have kept me busy this weekend.  I plan to do my retreat day tomorrow and Tuesday evening.  As such, I will not be online except for short periods to check email and grove business.  I look forward to these times even though my husband shakes his head atContinue reading “Thoughts Before Bed and an Extended Retreat Day”

What have I been up to?

Imbolc is fast approaching and I’ve been getting ready!  I’m nearly done with this holiday’s artisan trading card and should have it in the mail by the end of the week.  In the meantime, here’s the offering I’ve made for Brighid.  It’s a sachet stuffed with wool and various dried herbs from my garden.  TheContinue reading “What have I been up to?”

Keeping the Flame

I’m keeping Brighid’s flame tonight. I did not attempt trancing. Instead I decided do some cleaning and crafting. I keep a small altar dedicated to Brighid over my stove and it was looking a bit frightful. Tonight seemed perfect for cleaning it in her name. I even cleaned the walls. In addition to the candle,Continue reading “Keeping the Flame”