The Nature of Lughnasadh

The Nature of Lughnasadh

It is August 1st, the Festival of Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo’-na-sah). Lughnasadh is the Celtic festival dedicated to the God Lugh, the Long Handed, who is associated with light and fire.  The festival is also considered to be the first harvest,

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The Nature of Litha

The Nature of Litha

Litha is the season of expansion, when the crops burgeon forth.  We forget winter’s cares and spend our days basking under the brilliant light.  The Summer Solstice brings us the longest day of the year–the zenith of the Sun King,

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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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Blessed Samhain! And a Happy Halloween

Blessed Samhain to my fellow Pagans, and Happy Halloween to all of you. May this burnt orange season lead you to safety as the Veils between the worlds lift.

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Welcome to the Witching Season

Every year at this time, I post a blog that I call Welcome to the Witching Season. This year is no different. This is my favorite time of year. This is the season of the witch, the season of gargoyles

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Blessed Mabon

Blessed Mabon. May the Second Harvest bring you abundance and joy. ~Yasmine and her family

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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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