“The eagle is strong medicine. She can soar the great heights and intuit the winds of change while maintaining a clear perspective and grounded connection to the earth”
– The Moon Deck
As part of my new moon work, I am pulling a card and using it to work on self through to the next cycle. This past cycle was all about clarity. The card speaks of the voice that reminds us of who we are, and so started my work..
Who am I?
Am I happy with what I put out into the world?
What am I grateful for?
What do I want to manifest?
How can I do better?
Am I being kind in my actions?
Do I give love?
Do I allow myself to receive love in return?
What ripples am I sending forth?
Who do I choose to be?
I find myself more drawn out of seasonal observances as of late.. at least in terms of the usual. The wheel of the year no longer fits me at the moment, and so I am putting it away for the now. I find myself being called more to the threes of the earth, sea, and sky.. and of course all those natural held within.
Simple ritual has become my focus – going back to my strengths of connection and working intuitively. It is import that I set aside this time, but as important is that I am able to really be present in the work. Super-structured workings have just never been my forte. I started this simple with a revamped meditation practice.. which turned out to be just what was necessary.
“Who is the old woman watching over you.. she seems to be guarding, and there may have been something on/over her head?” This was during the after consultation with the new massage therapist. Honestly I was about to call bullshit.. but then he said, “she smelled like old leaves.” Ahhhhh, I told him.. “Baba, old woman” and I left it at that.
Baba Yaga is ever with me, a constant in my spiritual and at the time I had gotten a bit slack in tending her. I was surprised at her patience and the first thing I did on the dark moon following my return to the work was clean her space, apologize, and offer her a giant glass of whiskey. I expect she is used to one losing their way.