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Spring Awaking

At dusk we donned fragrant flowers in our hair.  With fire and breath we ignited dried sage to cleanse our aura in preparation of casting our circle. On this first full moon of Spring and second blue moon of this most auspicious year, we resurrected the spirit of Ostara, the Celtic Goddess of Spring. Like a […]

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Goddess Ixchel ~ Medicine Woman

The ancient Maya believed in many Gods, but only one Goddess, Ixchel;  Medicine woman, sage, and weaver.  She presides over child-birth, wounded warriors, and the ill.  She is depicted as a Crone, to symbolize wisdom. Her crown is a snake coiled on her head, symbolic of new life and awakened kundalini. There seems to be a little Hindu […]

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Aphrodite full moon

You’re invited  Full Moon Ceremony Friday, February 10th. 5pm Stillpath Retreat Center 16350 Skyline Blvd. Woodside, CA 94062

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last full moon of 2016

On this last full moon of 2016, our nomadic tribe gathered at Mary’s secret club house to honor the women who chose to be born in December. Our ceremony was dedicated to Saraswati; Hindu Goddess of art and intellect. Wet misty air, moistened our skin and hair, as we burned Palo Santo sticks to clear our auras […]

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Harvest Moon

On this last full moon of summer, we harvested wisdom.  Just before sunset we gathered at the beach to honor the Roman Goddess, Vesta, and her undying flame. Our rituals, songs, and words were incantations to invoke the spirit of Vesta that lives in our home (the place our soul resides).  In preparation for this time […]

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Wisdom of Atremis

On this high summer, full moon night, the women were called to the Enchanted forest by the silent whisper of the Goddess. With a clear view of the sun melting into mother ocean, we cast our circle atop the wooded bluff top. Anointed with essential oil and fairy dust, we opened our intuitive sixth chakra to […]

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Balance

Maat, Goddess of justice and balance, hails from the Egyptian pantheon. According to mythology she is the gate-keeper who appears at the end ones life. With an ostrich feather in her hair she stands sturdy and forthright holding a scale to weigh your heart. If your heart is heavier than the feather you must reincarnate […]

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American Indian Goddesses

The images I share with you today are of Navajo women, created on their sacred land in Monument Valley and Antelope Canyon. Their roots run deep in this most beautiful part of America. They are sincerely connected to their tribal traditions, regard Mother Earth as sacred and are the carriers of their tribe’s history. Long […]

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Crone Ceremony

Moon Mothers had much to celebrate as we gathered on the full moon. In our October tradition, we honor Pele the Goddess of fire, and we honor the wise women who are answering their inner calling to be crowned as Crone. This full moon also marked the 75th gathering of the Moon Mothers. Perched on […]

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First Full Moon of 2015 on 1-5-15

On this first full moon of the new year, we gathered to honor the infinite Goddess that resides within each of us and our pure potentiality. After opening ceremonies, we celebrated the woman who chose to be born in this darkest time of the year, Kellie Morlock. We offered her our love and blessings and […]

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