Posts Tagged ‘ Hearth Moon Rising ’

Encountering the Northern Goshawk

Jul 5th, 2018 | By
photo of Northern Goshawk

The Northern Goshawk is a large accipiter native to the northern latitudes of North America and Eurasia. It is a forest bird, renowned for its ability to weave through dense hardwoods in pursuit of the mammals and birds it feeds on. So agile is this hawk, that it can flip upside down to seize birds

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Videos from Hearth Moon Rising

Mar 18th, 2018 | By

Moon Books author Hearth Moon Rising loves exploring the multidimensional aspects of animal encounters. She takes an experiential and historical approach to understanding the powers we share with our furred, feathered and scaled friends. Her two books – Invoking Animal Magic and Divining with Animal Guides reflect her considerable experience of animal magic. Hearth lives

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Excerpt from Divining with Animal Guides

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Divining with Animal Guides is the new book from Hearth Moon Rising. A chance encounter with a shy or beautiful animal is an auspicious sign, but a sign of what? Divining with Animal Guides explores animal divination from a process perspective rather than providing generic lists of meanings. Nine animals are given in-depth treatment, many

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An Introduction to My Blog, in a philosophical sense

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

For my first blog post on the new Moon Books multi-blog site, I wanted to share more about myself than the blurb typically found on a book jacket or a review. Rather uncharacteristically for me, I chose the category “shaman” to blog under, though I have long joked that a shaman is “someone who doesn’t

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Invoking Animal Magic

Oct 29th, 2017 | By

Hearth Moon Rising’s Invoking Animal Magic applies a modern pagan understanding to the wealth of animal wisdom in folklore and myth.   Hearth Moon rising talking on Women’s Radio – Read an excerpt here – Buy the book- AMAZON US AMAZON UK BARNES & NOBLE HIVE  INDIEBOUND

Invoking Animal Magic – excerpts

Jun 17th, 2017 | By

Here’s a powerful little tale from Hearth Moon Rising’s Invoking Animal Magic: Once she was a spritely Lass who brought the joy of spring, but now she was Cailleach, she was old. As she hobbled to church that sunny morning, she spied berries, sweet berries that in her childhood she loved. The Cailleach picked the

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Living in the Wild

Apr 17th, 2016 | By

By Hearth Moon Rising We need the tonic of wildness – to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to

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Pagan Planet People, Moon Bookers

Jan 26th, 2016 | By

Pagan Planet is a community book, which means many of the contributors are not professional authors. However, there are a number of Moon Books authors who have contributed their thoughts to the collection as well. Here’s an introduction to three of them… Fiona Tinker – author of Pagan Portals – Pathworking through Poetry, Fiona lives by the

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Thelma and Louise and Inanna and Ereshkigal

Apr 10th, 2015 | By

By Hearth Moon Rising Like many women in the 90s I thought Thelma and Louise was one of the most empowering movies I had seen. Not only have I watched the movie many times, I’ve been interested in news and criticism about the film. In an interview the actor who plays the FBI agent, Stephen

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Artemis and the Golden Deer

Jan 8th, 2015 | By

by Hearth Moon Rising The goddess Artemis is often depicted, in art and story, with a female deer (also called a hind). The most famous of her cervid companions is the Ceryneian Hind, a central figure in the third labors of Heracles. The legend goes that while still a child Artemis spied five large does

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