What is Saturnalia?

What is Saturnalia?

Celebrated on December 17, shortly before the Winter Solstice, Saturnalia is the ancient Roman festival dedicated to the god Saturn. What is Saturnalia? This post looks at a brief history of Saturnalia, the symbolism of Saturn, and different ways you can honor the...
Full Moon in Gemini

Full Moon in Gemini

FULL MOON IN GEMINI READING + MEDITATION–Bright blessings for the last full moon of the decade! December 2019 (and the last 10 years, for that matter) is going out with a bang! As the end of the year approaches, things feel like they’re speeding up! (Can I...
New Moon Cleansing Rituals

New Moon Cleansing Rituals

Tonight marks the new moon in Sagittarius. Try these new moon rituals for cleansing and renewal. With every dark moon, especially this one, I start with this idea: Face the darkness within. That means YOUR darkness. Sit with it. Explore it. See what’s hanging...
How to Find a Shamanic Portal

How to Find a Shamanic Portal

To go on a shamanic journey, practitioners use a natural opening to journey to the Lower and Upper worlds. This shamanic portal is the focal point that helps them begin to shift their consciousness. Shamanic journeying is the art of entering an altered state of...
Shamanic Journey Portals

Shamanic Journey Portals

Shamans and shamanic practitioners often use natural openings when they journey to the Lower, Middle, and Upper worlds.┬áHere are a few natural portals I found today in my walk around Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. I’ll definitely use some of these in my...
How to Honor the Day of the Dead

How to Honor the Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead, or Dia De Los Muertos, is a 2-day holiday that brings the living and the dead together again. It occurs when the veil between the worlds (the spirit world and the physical world) is at its thinnest. More on the veil, what that means, and how you...