Welcome Spring and Happy Birthday Aries!

The Vernal Equinox is today, ushering in Spring, Aries season, fresh beginnings, longer days and nature’s renewal. Equinoxes happen twice a year, and it’s the only time when the sun rises due east and sets due west all across the globe! According to astrology, when the Sun crosses into Aries the “New Year” starts and a fresh trip around the […]

Quartz Crystals and a Black Moon

Ubiquitous and beautiful, Quartz crystals are one of Mother Earth’s finest creations. It’s the second most abundant mineral. The name comes from the German word “quarz” (Slavic origin); some sources say it originally came from the Saxon word Querkluftertz, meaning “cross-vein ore”. Quartz has been used for thousands of years as stone tools, jewelry, carvings, vases and vessels. Pictured above is […]

Autumn Equinox and Lunar Eclipse Magick

My favorite time of year is nearly here ~ crisp air, colorful trees, a fire burning in the woodstove! The Autumn Equinox is coming on September 22. At the equator, the Sun will be directly overhead at noon. The Autumn Equinox is the third of four sky points, a time when the Sun is in perfect balance. Today […]