June’s Sun Moon

Strong Sun Moon, Dyad Moon, Lovers Moon, Mead Moon, Honey Moon, Rose Moon, Strawberry Moon, Moon of Horses, Aerra Litha (Before Lithia), Brachmanoth (Break Month), Seremonath (Dry Month) In the Pacific Northwest, June’s Full Moon arrives on June 23 at 3:32 am (Pacific Time). The days are long and the earth is bountiful with flowers and the first fruits.  EnjoyContinue reading “June’s Sun Moon”

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is a stunningly beautiful blue stone that has been used since ancient times.  Mostly mined from Afghanistan, Lapis artifacts have been found in ancient Egyptian and Sumerian archeological sites.  Composed mainly of the mineral Lazurite, Lapis can also contain calcite, sodalite, and even gold coloured pyrite. Lapis is thought to be able to cure melancholyContinue reading “Lapis Lazuli”

Pantheon Genealogies

I recently attempted to construct a family tree of the Celtic deities.  This proved to be much harder than I initially thought!  Not only do you have to deal with a multitude of sources, but you have to filter out which sources are more accurate, and what information has been lost in the sands ofContinue reading “Pantheon Genealogies”

Kyanite

Kyanite (Pagan Blog Project) Kyanite is an alumino-silicate mineral often found in metamorphic rocks, such as pegmatites.  It forms thin blade-like crystals that often radiate from a common centre.  The name kyanite comes from the Greek kuanos or kyanos, meaning ‘deep blue’, however not all kyanites are blue!  Kyanite can be black, green, orange, with the white/grey variety called rhaeticite. Kyanite is known forContinue reading “Kyanite”

Kabbalah

Kabbalah (Pagan Blog Project) The Kabbalah (Cabala, Qabala) is an esoteric discipline based on Jewish mysticism, developed over the centuries by people of many faiths and beliefs.  It is a system of philosophy, psychology and cosmology that seeks to define the nature of the universe and the purpose of existence.  The Kabbalah is meant to explain theContinue reading “Kabbalah”