MotherRoot Autumn Equinox – Her Shadow and Her Light


MotherRoot Autumn Equinox Her Shadow and Her Light MotherHouse of the Goddess

Fall Equinox is the balance of dark and light, day and night, and the drama of the descent of the Goddess throughout multiple cultures and traditions reflects the equinox: Demeter and Persephone, Inanna and Erishkegal, Isis and Nepthys. The sweet sorrow of the Autumn season acknowledges that decay and death are always inevitable.  Leading us through the innermost labyrinth are the the Dark Queens whose liminal natures signify the mysteries present in working the energies of life, death and rebirth: Hekate, Kali, Durga, Cerridwen, the Morrigan, Arianrhod, Coatlicue, The Fates. We honor the need for the downward spiral to connect with our deepest knowing. We reflect the shadows and the light. 

Continuing the theme of balance, the fall holidays are also beginning: Mabon (the witches Thanksgiving), Navratri (Durga Puja and nine nights of the Hindu Mothers), and soon, Samhain. Gathering in community and celebration supports the challenging and rewarding inner work that we are undertaking.

Take time from the busy, modern rush to honor these ancient traditions and energies playing out in our transition to the season. Seek the depths of your soul connection to Goddess and treasure it as sustenance through the coming dark to the inevitable rise of light. Thank you for being community with MotherHouse of the Goddess and Mystery School of the Goddess. You are all part of my intense gratitude right now!

May the Shadow and Light of Goddess illuminate your soul and season!,
Priestess and Founder of the MotherHouse of the Goddess and Mystery School of the Goddess

Your gift for MotherRoot Autumn Equinox is a free ebook, Goddess Awakening: The Rise of the Divine Feminine. I was delighted to be interviewed as a contributor to this book. Please scroll down for the link to receive the book for free!


Our Goddess Shop has re-opened and NEW items are coming for the holidays! See MotherHouse Goddess Shop on Etsy

You can also access MotherRoot monthly online on Mystery School of the Goddess!

Enjoy the curated content in this MotherRoot digest featuring many of our Wise Women Contributors!

MotherRoot Autumn MotherRoots

Autumnal Equinox – Honoring Isis and Nepthys by M. Isidora Forrest

Demeter – Goddess of Agriculture and Grain by Tara Reynolds

Autumn Equinox and the Horse Goddess Macha by Amantha Murphy

The Goddess Durga Portal Page

Goddess Persephone New Moon Meditation with Priestess Brandi Auset – Goddess Alive Radio

The Myth of the Greek Goddess Hekate by Kimberly Moore


Ways to Welcome the Magic of Autumn by Kimberly Moore

How to Anoint a Candle by Brandi Auset

How to Create a Sacred Water Altar by Kathryn Ravenwood

Light and Darkness of the Goddess by Carol P. Christ

Clearing the Space for Something New (and an anti-oxidant punch smoothie recipe) by Wendy Vigdor-Hess

Savasana – Corpse Pose from Yoga Journeys Series by Mary Petiet

Nourish the Temple MotherRoot May

Cooking for Fall Equinox – Orange and Purple Curry Roasted Sweet Potato Soup by The Hungry Goddess

Matcha Green Tea Goddess Smoothie and Baba Yaga as Goddess of Life by Kim Hageman

Fall Quinoa and Black Rice Salad with Butternut Squash and Pumpkin Seeds by The Hungry Goddess

Chopped Kale Salad with Delicata Squash and Pomegranate Seeds by The Hungry Goddess

For MotherRoot Autumn,  we are sharing the link to get the free ebook, Goddess Awakening – The Rise of the Divine Feminine. Kimberly was interviewed for the book and is delighted to be part of the project!

goddess-awakening-cover-smallFREE OFFERING!

Looking for ways to make a difference in the world? Ready to help birth the Feminine Divine into your life, bringing in more love, collaboration, and connection, and letting the healing ripple outward? Accept this gift of the Goddess Awakening: The Rise of the Feminine Divine e-book, a brand-new collection of gems of wisdom. Fourteen amazing spiritual leaders share their unique gifts, vital techniques, and insightful thoughts on how the Goddess is alive and returning to heal our wounds and help us create a sustainable community for all beings on the sacred Earth. Get your copy for free and join the consciousness revolution!

Thank you to Nikki and Brent from Feline Dreamers for this gorgeous e-book and their hard work!

Tune in on 10/6 to Goddess Alive Radio to hear more with Nikki and Brent. 

Feline Dreamers is an inspirational business, creating a framework for exploring personal spirituality. Nikki Starcat Shields and Brent BlackLion Nelson offer writings, guided meditations, and artwork focused on living a creative, joyful, and spiritually robust life. Visit them on the web at Connect with your true spiritual nature and release old blockages that are limiting your dream life.


Save the Date

Goddess Full Moon Group for October is Baba Yaga on 10/16, plus a special Samhain Group on 10/30

Live New Moon Ritual with Laura Amazzone for October 30 – The Goddess Lakshmi

Mystery School of the Goddess Offerings

Seasonal Offerings and September Courses (plus courses closing)

Stay connected with Mystery School for October updates and courses closing!



MotherHouse Goddess Shop on Etsy

Goddess Card Readings with Kimberly

Essential Oils, Sprays, Powders, Incense from Daughters of Isis

Goddess Mists, Crystals, and Yoni Eggs from Red Wholistic

Organic Bath and Body Products from Murphy’s Essentials

Custom Jewelry, Malas, and Crystal Bracelets from Ampl Creations

Jewelry, Malas, Amulets from Sacred Symbol Studios

Goddess Art, Ceremony Kits, and Blessing Gifts from Brigid’s Grove

Devotional Art by Tara Reynolds


MotherRoot is seasonal and sacred inspiration that taps our roots, the soul seeds of magic and wisdom that we carry within us. Dive into the chosen articles, recipes, and magic-making practices to see what resonates, what evokes re-membrance. Goddess, the Sacred Feminine, is at the root of it all and MotherRoot seeks to make everyday a conscious step on the divine path back to source.

Just a Reminder – We have moved to a new monthly digest format rather than the quarterly journal. You can still access Rhythms of the Goddess archives for browsing. As our tribe and contributors have increased, we have chosen to share the contributions on the site and then curate monthly magic and practices to embrace the EveryDay Sacred. Each MotherRoot monthly will come with a free offering from one of our Wise Women contributors.


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  1. Ashley says:

    Nine nights?

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