Aster: September Birthflower

COMMON NAME: aster GENUS: Aster SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Most hybrids were developed from A. Novae-belgii and A. Novae-angliae. 'Eventide'- purple; 4 to 5 feet tall; from A. Novae-belgii, 'Harrington's Pink'- light pink; 5 feet tall; from A. Novae-angliae. Dwarf forms also available. FAMILY: Compositae BLOOMS: Fall TYPE: annuals and perennials DESCRIPTION: Small daisy-like flowers come in shades … Continue reading Aster: September Birthflower

Full Moon in Pisces, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6 We have a Full Moon in gentle Pisces, the last sign of the zodiac. Pisces is a water sign and ruled by ethereal Neptune, reminding us that we are all born of the stars. Pisces is a very romantic sign, a sign of compassion, and one of spiritual seeking. It reminds us that … Continue reading Full Moon in Pisces, September 6, 2017

Harvest Moon Elemental Balance Ceremony — Spirit de la Lune

Happy Harvest Moon!Today marks the closest Full Moon to the Autumn Equinox (in the Northern Hemisphere) and is known as the Harvest Moon. This is a time to honor the fading bloom of Summer, and keep gratitude in our hearts as we move into the darker months ahead.In this ceremony we wil Source: Harvest Moon … Continue reading Harvest Moon Elemental Balance Ceremony — Spirit de la Lune

September Full Moon

The September full moon, known as the "Corn Moon", always shines in or near the stars of Aquarius and Pisces. Because the moon appears full only when opposite the sun, full moons always rise around sunset and set around sunrise. The Season is Changing There’s a lot of unusual stuff going on around tonight’s full … Continue reading September Full Moon

September, Celtic Vine

Vine: “The Equalizer” September 2 – September 29 Given the changing of seasons, the Druids believed that Vines’ personalities were just as fluid and changeable as the seasons. They can be unpredictable and contradictory to themselves as well as indecisive. However, this comes with its benefits, since they can easily see both sides of a story … Continue reading September, Celtic Vine

September 4th ~ 10th Astrology Weekly Forecast

Monday, September 4th- At 2:29 am Ceres in cancer quincunxes mean black moon Lilith in Sagittarius, creating tension between the Great Mother asteroid Goddess and the fierce Dark Feminine who reveals shadow and see what is behind the scenes. Ceres is currently undergoing some massively intense transits- which is quite apparent when you look at … Continue reading September 4th ~ 10th Astrology Weekly Forecast

Swan Celtic Zodiac Sign

Celtic Swan Zodiac Sign Dates: September 2 – September 29 The ever lovely swan whose eye for beauty knows no bounds. These are very noble people with specific tastes and passions. People sometimes feel off-put by the Swan because decorum comes first, spontaneous action last. Organization is Swan’s specialty as is an eye for detail. Swan’s … Continue reading Swan Celtic Zodiac Sign

Sapphires in Literature

The sapphire may be most known for its brilliant celestial tones but it is also known to many throughout history as a stone of wisdom and wealth. The sapphire has been held in high esteem leading back to the mentions of it in the Bible. As a symbol of power, strength and wise judgment, you can learn … Continue reading Sapphires in Literature

Sapphires and Vedic Astrology

The History of Indian Gemology The cultures of the Indian subcontinent have studied gemstones for millennia, and many ancient texts detail the medicinal, spiritual, and supernatural powers of various gems. Evidence, dating as far back as 5,000 years ago, that Indian architects used gemstones to decorate and protect the palaces of kinds can be found … Continue reading Sapphires and Vedic Astrology

The Mystique and Lore of Sapphire’s

Amulets, Talismans, and Religious Beliefs Sapphires figure prominently in numerous beliefs and traditions, both past and present.  For centuries, sapphires have been used for alchemy, magic, healing rituals, and astrological prognostication. Early priests and scholars believed that precious gemstones, including sapphires, had specific “virtues” that could be used to benefit man if their powers were … Continue reading The Mystique and Lore of Sapphire’s