Samhain Ancestors Ceremony

Join Rev. Monika Kojote in a celebration of the Celtic New Year, known as Samhain (sow-wen) the evening of Monday, 31st October, at 7pm EST (on Facebook LIVE). A short history regarding the significance of this holiday will be given before going into the online Ancestors Ceremony itself.  We will commune with our own familialContinue reading “Samhain Ancestors Ceremony”

Equinox blessings to you all!

Greetings from the Mountain Farm! The trees are just starting to show gold underneath their summer green, the new piglets are getting stronger, and the past month has brought a slooooooooow down (in preparation for Druid Sabbatical). On August 1st, I celebrated 8 years as a full-time shaman, which is a major milestone for meContinue reading “Equinox blessings to you all!”

Honoring the Truth-Tellers during Independence Day

Recently, the local historians & politicians of Washington County honored Freedom of the Press Day here in Maryland. Friends of mine invited me to join them at the only National War Correspondents Memorial within the United States. During the memorial service that focused on honoring the five journalists who were killed in Annapolis last year,Continue reading “Honoring the Truth-Tellers during Independence Day”

Upcoming winter solstice healing ritual

Join Rev. Monika Kojote in a quiet contemplation of Winter Solstice, the Long Dark Night of the northern hemisphere. A short history regarding the significance of the “Sin Eater” will be given before going into the online Druid Healing Ceremony itself. We will commune with the Shining Ones, give offerings to our Ancestors, discuss howContinue reading “Upcoming winter solstice healing ritual”

Samhain season arrives with defiance!

Hello lovely readers, and welcome to the Celtic New Year celebrations! This Samhain season, from 31st October to 5th November, was filled with deep loss, grief, trauma, and a great desire for healing for the North American public. The ceremony below was held for the pagan community on Monday 1st November, and can be watchedContinue reading “Samhain season arrives with defiance!”

Upcoming Samhain healing ritual

Join Rev. Monika Kojote in a celebration of the Celtic New Year, known as Samhain (sow-wen), at 7pm EST on 1 November, this coming Monday. A short history regarding the significance of this holiday will be given before going into the online Druid Healing Ceremony itself. We will commune with the Shining Ones, give finalContinue reading “Upcoming Samhain healing ritual”

Inaugural Rites of Passage workgroup

On Sunday, 10th October, from 1pm EST to 5pm EST, Rev. Monika Kojote will facilitate a self-healing group that digs into the difficulties of progressing through adulthood in the 21st century. A re-classification of the “rites of passage” through human life will be created, and members will honor each other with support during significant periodsContinue reading “Inaugural Rites of Passage workgroup”

Happy Autumnal Equinox!

Harvest blessings to you all, and I hope that today brings balance and grace. The month of September has been filled with grief of loved ones who’ve passed, but our community still gathered together to share in the wonder of the season. For those who missed the live broadcast, here’s the video on my YouTubeContinue reading “Happy Autumnal Equinox!”

The Sacred Healing Powers of Salt

For any sort of spiritual intrusion, energy loss, psychic attack, or power drain, the first recommended course of action is working with Salt. Salt, written as NaCl (sodium chloride)*, has numerous healing properties. It is vitally important to our oceans (which make up 75% of this planet), and is representative of the Element of Earth in countless rituals,Continue reading “The Sacred Healing Powers of Salt”

Death, grief, & psychopomp work

(originally posted from my previous blog on 30 January 2014) This is the hardest blog article I’ve ever had to write. My psychiatric client died. In fact, she died on Yule, around 3am (December 20, 2013). She struggled with schizophrenia her whole life, which affected her ability to cope with the ravages of her pancreaticContinue reading “Death, grief, & psychopomp work”