La Bona Dea

Discovering the Divine within and letting Her out!

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Perseid Meteor Shower

Okay, so we live in California, and I joke it was a sprinkle, but nonetheless, it was a beautiful night. I got to gather with my sis and friend and don the Goddess Garb. We had fun interpreting what the ancients might have thought of the night sky and the the possible magic or fear […]

Refreshing Skin Tonic for these hot June days!

I am a delicate flower. I like the cool shade from a redwood tree I like to sip on iced lemon water…. or chilled champagne I like cool mornings, but I loath hot days. I am no longer working in an office with A/C, so I need a way too cool down in the afternoon…. […]

About time for peace of mind…

The folks I speak with lately are telling me they have reached the end of something, the beginning of something, or at the very least are experiencing movement toward change. No wonder, I say, with this year comes the start of a new cycle. The past, if not left behind, will drag you down… so […]

Message from a Fly

Let go of old self doubts and self defeating habits. Know that your dreams are within your reach – you deserve it! -Fly I have been having doubts about fulfilling my dreams. I have heard the voice of NOT GOOD ENOUGH barreling through my mind. But I have had the strength to squelch it and […]

Death at my Lughnasadh Door

Each year at Samhain I pull a Tarot card for each of the Sabbats. I use the traditional Rider-Waite cards for this purpose. The first card indicates the Energy which I am to be surrounded in from 10/31-12/21. The next card is the Energy for Yuletide to Imbolc,from 12/21-2/1 and so on. There are eight […]

Summer Sea Shell Magic

Join me for Summer Sea Shell Magic at Practical Magic Moon Circle on Monday, June 19th! Capture the essence of Summertime and set intentions for a fabulous Harvest this Autumn! Visit Songbirdcenter.org for more details or contact me directly Blessings of the Summer Moon to you! Priestess Tina

Summer time, Solstice, Strawberry Moon and Magic!

June is a magical time to reflect upon the first six month of the year…. Graduations, promotions, vacations, and tributes to a job well done come at this time of year. All that we have worked for, cultivating our dreams and honoring responsibilities, is beginning to show signs of completion. First fruit is on the […]

Merry Month of May

Practical Magic will celebrate Beltane at the next Moon Circle! Monday, May 1st we will delve into the magical goddesses invoked during the first summer days! We will honor our wishes and renew our commitments (Remember your New Year’s Resolution? How is it coming along? Time to recharge it?) We will enjoy company, circle, ritual, […]

Blessings at Imbolc

Brigid is coming. Her gentle caress across the land stirs creatures and plants from slumber. Her warm fires thaw the ice, the cold water trickles into the earth. She nudges us from our sleep; “time to wake,” she calls, “the world is waiting for you!” Dare to vision! Dare to use your voice! Your gifts […]