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Celebrating the Winter Solstice: Setting Clear Intentions

Winter Solstice is at 9:11 AM Pacific Time on December 21. Do a ceremony around honoring yourself and your own truth. Your desires should be given top priority. Remember you cannot fix or create intentions for anyone else, but you are being invited to set clear intentions for yourself.  Don’t be afraid to dream big. […]

A Ceremony for the Autumnal Equinox

Praying for Release Autumn, urge me to drop every leaf I don’t need – every task of habit I repeat past its season, every sorrow I rehearse, each unfulfilled hope I recall, every person or possession to which I cling – until my branches are bare, until I hold fast to nothing. Blow me about […]

Celebrating Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is right now! This is definitely a time to celebrate what’s new, what is coming, where your transition is taking you, and what’s next, as well as to be in gratitude for the many gifts and support you have received along the way. The desire for being in love with others and life […]

Manifesting: Astrology Update for May

The theme for May is MANIFESTING. This is a very powerful month and you would be wise to use it well. The theme of manifesting brings up many areas to work on. There is plenty of material around this theme for growth, change, elimination, study, breakthrough, expansion, balance and alignment. It continues to be a […]

What are the Beltane Fires?

Flowers in abundance, green grasses, colorful ribbons, dancing as wild beasts, rituals around sacred bonfires, celebration of fertility and sensuality – Beltane.  This ancient Gaelic Holiday marks the beginning of summer. The smoke, ash and flames of the sacred fires are thought to be filled with protective powers, promoting growth and fertility. Beltane is the […]

Full Moon Update

Dear Friends, The Full Moon is Thursday, April 25 at 1:58 PM Mountain Daylight Time. The Full Moon comes with a Lunar Eclipse (the first of three) making this indeed a potent time. It is a time to connect more deeply with who you are and what you need and desire at this time for […]

It’s the Spring Equinox. Welcome Spring!

Dear Friends, HAPPY SPRING! Our lives move in cycles, much like nature moves from one season to the next. The harvest and seed time of fall leads to the darkness and dormancy of winter which ushers in the emergence and rebirth of spring which opens to the fullness and fruitfulness of summer. “We have our […]

Astrology Update for February

The theme for February is UNPREDICTABLE. You will need to be very very flexible and very very present to navigate the energy this month, as it will have a tendency to be squirrelly, shifty and emotional, bringing unexpected experiences, reactions, changes and opportunities. You will need to let go of your need to know, your […]

January 2013 Astrology Forecast – Transition

The image is that of transitioning from one experience to another or one place to another where the old has been dismantled but the new does not have its right place yet. The feeling is unfocused, a bit scattered, nostalgic for the old, uncertain about the new, and somewhat ungrounded with too many ideas and […]

Solstice Update

Wishing you a  sacred Solstice and a Wonderful Holiday Season form all of us at Ancient Ways Botanicals. The following is written by Lena Stevens of www.thepowerpath.com Dear Friends, The Winter Solstice is on Friday, December 21 at 3:11 AM Pacific Time. This is one of the most important time frames in our history. Although […]