Elisabeth P. Sikie, PhD

Shamanic Practitioner | Poet | Philosopher

Seasonal Witchery – First Harvest & Summer Abundance

The summer season brings a first harvest. Even as we experience another heat wave here in Northern California, the first fruits from our garden have ripened and I have with much delight harvested some of them. Summer harvest is a sacred time of reaping what we have sown during the winter and spring seasons. During these earlier…   Read More

Imbolc – Celebration of the Increasing Fire

Here comes the rain storm on this holy day of February 1 in Northern California even as the rest of the country is experiencing an uncharacteristic deep freeze. The winter to spring season is historically expressed in European Pagan traditions as the holy day of Imbolc and the light festival of St. Brigid. This is…   Read More

Time to Awaken 2019

Here in Northern California the weather is dry and chilly, but moments in the sun remind me of the fiery energy of spring pulsing just under the winter cold. I love the darkness of winter but I also love the tease of spring that reveals itself in brief moments of light. Here is a photo I…   Read More