Happy Winter Solstice everyone!! Winter Solstice for those in the Northern hemisphere, Summer Solstice for those in the Southern hemispher, is an especially rich time now for ritual and celebration- all timed with a gorgeous full moon tomorrow and some stellar events. For example, here in the Pacific Northwest, we have been enjoying (between cloudy … Continue reading Winter Solstice
A friend confessed to me the other day, that she did not have the time to do her smudge ceremony lately, or smudge as often as she wished, but she knew it would make her life better if she did; "There's just too much going on," she said, exuding stress and likely guilt about it. … Continue reading The Power of an Effective Daily Smudge Practice- in Four Steps
Because of all of the questions I'm getting in these last 24 hours, I'm answering this question here; "How exactly do I deal with this intense Full Moon Lunar Eclipse energy now with my smudge ritual?" In addition to creating smudge blends and growing ceremonial sage, many of you know that I create personalized smudge … Continue reading Lunar Smudge Rituals~ to Confidently Weather Eclipse Season
Where can we fit in, when a loved one is seriously, critically injured?
Each month, the week of the Full Moon is the busiest time of the month here at Sacred Land Sage- in the "formulary department". Department meaning my kitchen- haha! For me, it’s a time of pure creative joy and is highly satisfying (next to having fingers in garden dirt of course). Full moon formulating means … Continue reading Happy March Super Full Moon. It’s Tincture Time!
Happy Spring Friends! Ours here in Northern Cal. started earlier than usual, in January with rains that are still here (yes!), and ready buds and blooms. In my Natives garden I planted more local sages, and in another sage garden nearby, my first non-Cali native sages, include this beauty from Peru with giant aromatic leaves, … Continue reading Happy Spring! New Smudge Class
Happy Lunar New Year! A Lunar basis offers rich opportunies to cultivate a new year with rituals to not only renew and start fresh, but to Honor what has transpired, consider thoughtfully the difficulties of the previous year, clear and cleanse residual debris from our Mind*Body*Spirit,
Wishing you all healthy, happy festive holidays!
It is an honor to help anyone craft their own personal ceremony with Sacred Plants. To be asked by a family who is mourning the loss of a loved one, to put together special plants for their ceremonies, is always an honor beyond words. Where do I begin when putting together this kind of ceremonial … Continue reading Cultural Healing: the Power of Smudging Ceremony
As a sage grower and one who helps others craft personal ritual- I am often asked- “what sages are best to offer for smudge ceremony during an eclipse?” Find my lists for Sacred Plant along with Rituals here.