Pray with Me

I talk to the River. I tell her what I am dreaming about and what I am wishing for and I thank her for being in my life. I am not sure of the exact day that I started taking walks in the morning before work, but I can tell you that it is an…

Bee Love for your HeartH Workshop

Bee Love for your HeartH: BEElieve in Magic with Melissa Bee Do you want to be a steward and helping partner of bees, but don’t know how to begin? Bees are vital to the well being of our eco-system. Bees offer so many gifts to us, simply by their presence, but how do we return…

Beeing Insulated

As I was getting ready for the cold winter months in New England, my thoughts and concerns were for my bees.  One of my colonies is still in am 8 frame langstroth hive and it certainly is not insulated enough for the cold.  There are more opinions on insulating bee hives than there are types…

Entering into Relationship

When I entered into relationship with the bees on my land, the land responded. The land flourished for two reasons; I planted more flowers and herbs and the land now had a partner, not just a gardener. The first reason is easier to explain. I wanted more food for my bees, plus I love gardening…

A Call to Beeing

“Well, you got it done by May 26th, just like your dream, ” says Jesse as he comes up behind me, bringing me back from my partial trance like state as I am sitting cross-legged on the ground, staring in amazement at the entrance of my first hive. “Huh? What do you mean?” I ask…

InBeeTween

There is no death. There is NO death. That is what the bees want me to know as I wake up from my dream and I am still in hypnagogia…there is no death. This strong message comes to me days before my dad passes, as if a hug from a friend, knowing you are struggling….

Balanced Scales

The full moon is shining brightly.  In my calendar, it is Balancing Moon and it certainly feels as if things that have needed balancing, are finally coming to a place of equilibrium.  Equal; balanced.  Libra; scales.  It does make sense that the constellation of the zodiac representing balance, is the only one depicted by an…

Cosmic Wheel

Newly made comb is lovingly placed in my head to store that which is without, within. My beautiful cells reach out beyond to gather cosmic materials made usable upon this plane through transmutation in earthly bodies and processes. Tendrils of intelligent light extend past the family of phoebes and community of maples, past the family…

A Spiral of Love

  A prayer is released out into the world for Love. As it spirals its way through the melting snows and into the warming soils, it carries the experience and memory of ancestors whose hands once crushed herbs with intent to heal. It carries with it peace on the scent of lavender and the purple…

Holy Desire

On this Valentine’s Day, ask yourself, what is your Holy Desire? On a day that can be confusing to some, due to placing love outside of themselves, turn that love within and find out what is the spark that makes YOU feel alive.  What is it that wakes you from your slumber and motivates you,…

Bee Priestess

I think it is important to define what a bee priestess is because people call me a bee priestess and I have been struggling with that term.  I have to really think about this because when I think of a bee priestess I think of the dancing, frame-drum playing, journey-leading, transformation creating Melissa that used…

Compound Eyes: the Magical and the Mundane

The little black and gold light being rested, Dreaming of peace for all within the Great Turtle Shell.  Woodpecker medicine could be felt through the heartbeat of the fertile Earth Mother, as She watched over her child.  The Cosmic Serpent, aware of everything, waited as patiently as the friend whose feet He was curled around. …