Illumination, Inspiration, and Imbolc | Coby Michael Ward

  For years I considered Imbolc, just another extra holy day to be observed.  It didn’t hold a lot of personal resonance with me, and this can feel true for many individuals when it comes to the pagan holy days or witches’ Sabbats.  Simply reading about the day’s history and traditional observances, learning the myth … Continue reading Illumination, Inspiration, and Imbolc | Coby Michael Ward

Cycles of Nature, Cycles of our Lives: Allowing for Fallow and Abundance in Spiritual Studies

The Druid's Garden

Preamble: Now that I’m the Grand Archdruid of AODA, starting in 2020, I will be doing one AODA Druidry-based post a month. A lot of my posts are already tied with AODA practices as it is my core spiritual practice, but I wasn’t always as explicit about it as I will be now! 🙂  All of these posts, while framed in the context of AODA druidry, will be applicable to many different kinds of nature-based spiritualities and druidries.

A beautiful cardinal flower in late summer

The Wheel of the Seasons offers us many lessons and one of the core principles in AODA is the principle of the Cycle and Season. In Western Pennsylvania, where I live, we have a growing season that runs from May to late October. That us, from Beltane to Samhain, during the light half of the year, we can grow vegetables, forage berries, and be…

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Bloodstone Guided Meditation for Practical Crystal Healing – Reiki Gem Wellness

Check out this Bloodstone Guided Meditation video to see if Bloodstone is a gemstone that can support you during everyday life situations! Source: Bloodstone Guided Meditation for Practical Crystal Healing - Reiki Gem Wellness

Honey Calcite Spiritual Properties: Stone of Confidence – Reiki Gem Wellness

Find out all about the Honey Calcite Spiritual properties and how it can support you in your everyday life! Solar Plexus Chakra - Zodiac of Cancer Source: Honey Calcite Spiritual Properties: Stone of Confidence - Reiki Gem Wellness

Clearing Space for the New; New Moon in Aquarius…

Today, January 24th, we have a New Moon in Aquarius @ 1:42 pm PST (4:42 pm EST). This is our first New Moon of the Year and can help us to set the tone of our year, and even our new decade. Tomorrow, January 25th, we celebrate the Year of the Rat ~ the Rat … Continue reading Clearing Space for the New; New Moon in Aquarius…

Sage Moon Cycle Lunar Report — Spirit de la Lune

This is the first official New Moon of the New Year and can bring about some intense emotions and dynamic mood swings. This New Moon is square Uranus which can cause some big changes, unpredictable energy, and intense moods. This New Moon is in Aquarius and Capricorn depending on your location and time zone. Aquarius … Continue reading Sage Moon Cycle Lunar Report — Spirit de la Lune

Diamond Spiritual Properties: Stone of Purity & Manifestation – Reiki Gem Wellness

Find out all about the Diamond Spiritual properties and how it can support you in your everyday life! Crown Chakra - Zodiac of Aries, Leo & Taurus Source: Diamond Spiritual Properties: Stone of Purity & Manifestation - Reiki Gem Wellness

3rd Moon of Winter 2020 – Soul Dreamers

By Phoenix – Greetings Dreamers, Healers, Artists and Empaths… we have now completed Mid-Winter and begin our final moon of winter on Friday, January 24, 2020. It is also the time of th… Source: 3rd Moon of Winter 2020 – Soul Dreamers

Tumbling Lepidolite – From Start to Finish! – Reiki Gem Wellness

Watch my progress Tumbling Lepidolite - a lovely, sparkly purple mica stone. This is an Advanced Level tumble and was my biggest challenge so far! Source: Tumbling Lepidolite - From Start to Finish! - Reiki Gem Wellness

Angelite Guided Meditation for Practical Crystal Healing – Reiki Gem Wellness

Check out this Angelite Guided Meditation video to see if Angelite is a gemstone that can support you during everyday life situations! Source: Angelite Guided Meditation for Practical Crystal Healing - Reiki Gem Wellness