We’Moon Holy Days: Seasonal Blessings

In each edition of the We’Moon datebook, we feature one Holy Day writer who shares with us her unique perspectives of each of the eight holy days. This year, we have the pleasure of sharing the work of Susa Silvermarie. Turned 70 in 2017 and began a new life as an immigrant to Mexico. She blogs, writes for several local publications and runs as weekly Write-to-a-prompt circle as well as a Writers Salon. She enjoys volunteering with an art program for Mexican children and truly loves her life on the shore of Lake Chapala. "Seeking local kindred spirits—come on down!" Visit her website at susasilvermarie.com

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Dark Moon Magic

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A Prayer for Guidance Through the Darkness

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Wild Woman,
push us into the cauldron,
swirling us into the darkest depths
of the earth.
Let us emerge
with mud in our hair,
snails on our feet,
and lichen on our arms.
Let owls, ravens, and starlings
fly in our wake—
wolves, cats, and snakes
follow our footsteps.
Let our spines become
as thick and strong
as the redwood.
Our power is endless.
Our strength is staggering.
Our creativity
has no boundaries.
Our possibilities are
limitless.

excerpt © Yancy Lael 2009

Yancy Lael (Redmond, OR) is a writer, educator and bicycle commuter. Her first book, Glowing: Soulful Skincare, was published in 2013. yancylael.com or info@yancylael.com

Sandra Stanton (Farmington, ME) Continuing to explore the web of connections among people, other species and Mother Earth. More goddesses are alive in the Green World Oracle, with Kathleen Jenks, published by Schiffer Books. goddessmyths.com and sandrastanton.com

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