“In the beginning, in a time that was no time, nothing existed but the Womb.
And the Womb was a limitless dark cauldron of all things in potential: a chaotic blood-soup of matter and energy, fluid as water yet mud-solid with salts of the earth, red-hot as fire yet relentlessly churning and bubbling with all the winds. And the Womb was the Mother, before She took form and gave form to Existence.
She was the Deep.”
– Barbara G Walker
Hey, I’m Kat!
I am many things… well, aren’t we all.
But predominantly, today, I am a writer, a mother, a lover, and a witch. Yes, I have a broom. And yes, I fly with it.
I am an initiate into the ancient shamanic traditions of the Lyceum (formerly the Path of Pollen), a living lineage rooted in Europe and the British Isles. Our practices engage deeply with the Spirit of the honeybee, as a living symbol and ally.
The central belief (and living embodiment) is in the womb as first-brain, and the axis of feminine wisdom and power. Through the womb, and the honeybee, we are devoted to the sacredness of Earth.
My life is a lemniscatic dance, between motherhood and autonomy, between roots and flight, between the here and now, and the beyond places.
Between all the things… forever coming and going, reaching and drawing back. Over, and over, and over.
And within this flow, this infinite dance, are the gift of the feminine. They are many and they are sweet!
From the Blog…
The Next New Moon in Aquarius will rise on January 24th, 2020 New Moons occur when Sun and Moon are conjunct – sunlight hits only the back half of the Moon, which is why we can’t see her. So at THIS lunar rebirth, both of our twin luminaries are streaming their...
Get ready for the homecoming! The Next Full Moon in Cancer will rise on January 10th, 2020 Cancer is the sign that Luna rules. THIS is the cosmic space where she is at home, expressing her most essential and intrinsic qualities freely and with ease... This Moon is...
Luna has spiralled into the first air sign of the astrological wheel for this May New Moon, sitting at 4º of Gemini. It’s a breezy, generous, quick-witted, changeable sign, offering us much opportunity for transition, mutation and renewal. There is no one strong focus...
↠ ∙ Witch ∙ Writer ∙ Poetess ∙ Totemic Bee Apprentice ∙ Long time Moon Maven ∙ ↞
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