Joyous Solstice!

It’s the first day of Winter and we’re heading into the longest night of the year. We get a full moon tomorrow (the “Long Night’s Moon”), to boot!

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I celebrate the darkness on this day as well as the return of the light. When I talk to the little ones in my life about darkness, I tell them there’s nothing to fear, because darkness is where Dream lives. We can paint anything on that inky void that we wantโ€”dragons, forests, urban mages, or yes, fear. The choice is ours. Continue reading “Joyous Solstice!”

The Cold Moon

I’ve written in this space about full moons from time to time, reflecting on the meaning some of my ancestors attributed to each one. This year, I’m trying something different. I’m setting an intention at each new moon, starting today!

Winter New Moon

The new moon today will wax into the Cold Moon on January 1 (what an auspicious way to begin 2018!). I’ll be spending the rest of 2017 bundling up and snuggling with loved ones to stay warm, but also embracing the invigorating properties of cold. Continue reading “The Cold Moon”