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…

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,…

Recipe for BeeLoveds

I came upon a question today that asked how I bring spiritual practices into beekeeping.  While it is a great question that I can answer on many different levels, especially as spiritual beekeeping tends to lovingly caress everything I do in my life, the woman asking seemed to be looking for specific practices.  To honor…

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…

Whirling Melissae

Come Dance with me, the Lemniscate! We’ll twirl, we’ll whirl, let the Hands of Fate mold the path, and guide us through, our Heart will tell us what to do. The Spider weaves, the Lions guard; follow the Snake, it is not hard. Breathe in, breathe out.  A whisper, a shout. A time for all,…

Moving Through the Layers

It is not up.  It is not down.  It is through. Anywhere. Everywhere.  I will follow you. To the Shadow, the Labryinth, the Light, to the Stars. To Venus, Orion, the Underworld and Mars. The Serpent your Way.  The Spider your Why. You are the gift of the Gods, the Guides when all cry. You…

Keeping the Swarm in Your Heart

I had a dream.  I picked up a large, golden queen bee in my hand and placed her onto the entrance to a hive.  She accepted it and walked Home. The excitement begins!  As soon as I return home from errands, I find Eastern Shadow hive body exploding with bees! The bees swirl and swarm…

The Medicine of Melissa

One way that honey bees work to heal themselves, is to take in medicines from the plants through scents.  As this is something that I do not do enough of in my life and I feel honey bees are some of the best teachers to learn from, I decided to give scent healing a try….

Snake, Bee and Spider

Follow the bee up through the slithering, black and white tube to the end of the web, or is it the beginning? No movement in space for my heavy body, but the bee leads me to the spider. Familiarity. Ancient. It is the meeting of the Friends, through the path of the snake. spiral, winding,…