The Nature of Beltane

The Nature of Beltane

Daisy chains and lilacs, champagne with strawberries and sweet woodruff, sun filtering into a field of young fern and bracken, a doe and her fawns peering out of the woods, a hint of chaos in the air…it is April 30,

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The Nature of Ostara

The Nature of Ostara

  The Spring Equinox, Ostara, is the time when life renews itself. Ostara is the celebration of the Spring (Vernal) Equinox when day and night balance.  Astronomically speaking the sun crosses the celestial equator at this time. Held in late

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Blessed Imbolc

Blessed Imbolc. May the blessings of Brighid be on you and your household.

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Blessed Winter Solstice

Tonight we will turn the Wheel to witness the eternal battle, to mourn the death of the Holly King, and celebrate the rise of the Oak King rises. And so in a spiral we live our lives, the Eternal Return,

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Surviving Thanksgiving With Food Allergies (And How to Help Your Guests Survive)

I’ve updated this post a little from a couple years ago. Without a doubt, for those of us who have food allergies, dietary disorders, and food intolerances, the holidays are a difficult time. Holidays are usually celebrated with food —

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Have a Safe and Happy Halloween and Samhain

Halloween, for us, is Samhain—the festival from which Halloween evolved. But I also give out treats. A couple years ago, it occurred to me that my own allergies prevented me from eating the candy we were handing out, so what

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Mabon–The Second Harvest

Mabon is coming up. From my Crystal Cauldron section of the site (see dropdown menu on the menu bar): Mabon is the celebration of the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are once again in balance.  Once more the sun

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Blessed Litha!

MOST JOYOUS LITHA MAY THE OAK KING REIGN SUPREME THROUGH THIS DAY AS THE WHEEL TURNS TO THE WANING YEAR. BLESSINGS FROM YASMINE AND HER TEAM

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Litha–the Summer Solstice

This week Pagans “turn the wheel” by celebrating Litha—the Summer Solstice. In the southern hemisphere, they celebrate Yule—Winter Solstice. Summer Solstice takes place on June 20th, at 9:24 PDT this year. Litha is the season of expansion, when the crops

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