Saturday we went out for a brief drive. It’s been autumn here for awhile, but all of a sudden, I looked around, and it was everywhere–autumn, in all her glory. The leaves are turning color, there’s a brilliant array of
Every year, on October first, I write my Welcome to the Witching Season post. October has always been my favorite month and autumn, my favorite season. This makes sense, of course, given I’m a shamanic witch and this season is
Tomorrow we’ll be celebrating Mabon. Mabon is the celebration of the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are once again in balance. Once more the sun crosses the celestial equator and day and night equal one another. Celebrated in late
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,
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,
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,
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
Blessed Imbolc. May the blessings of Brighid be on you and your household.
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,
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.