At the Center with Ishtar as our Guide

On July 18th we enter the dark that comes before the moon is made new on July 20th (exact at 1:32pm ET). The moonth we are concluding began and now ends in Cancer  which corresponds to the Tarot’s Chariot card. Usually the moon as it moves from dark to new shifts into a new astrological [...] Learn more →

Tending Week 3: Emergence

Welcome to Tending the Returning Light, the second half of our Solstice-hinged ritual and retreat-in-everyday life. To join in the ritual, you may want to find a Solstice Seed of the New (don’t worry selecting this Seed any time after the Solstice). You can join the ritual in progress this week or catch up on [...] Learn more →

2020 Energetic Overview: Mingling of the Solar Father and Lunar Mother

As above, so below. This is the principle that underlies mystery traditions and systems of esoteric spirituality such numerology, astrology, alchemy, and the Tarot. “As above, so below” guides us to look to what is much larger than ourselves –  the stars above, the movements of the moon, the symbols passed to us from the [...] Learn more →

Dark Moon Release with Ishtar as our Guide

Before the moon is made new overnight July 31 to August 1, it returns to the place on the astrological Wheel where it began its moonthly journey. The energy gathered through the lunation now flows away into moonless nights. What will you send with this energy to be transformed in the dark? The moonth we [...] Learn more →

Reading of the Moonth: Joy for the Journey

The arrival of the new moon stamps the moonth with an initiating energy that shifts and develops through the cycle of growth, fullness, and descent. The reading of the moonth can be done any time between the new and full moons. Revisit the cards you pull periodically up until the next lunation to gain new [...] Learn more →

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