The Nature of Mabon

Mabon image

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

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Magickal Reading List

Recommended Reading List

First, I’m of course going to recommend my own books. What I don’t have back in circulation, will soon be! Galenorn, Yasmine: (See also Intermediate/Advanced) Trancing The Witch’s Wheel (was reissued as Magical Meditations but will be back under its

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August: Corn Moon

Moon Phases

Sunday is the Corn Moon–the zenith was at 4:56 AM PDT. August: Corn Moon As Lughnasadh, the harvest of grain and corn, arrives we begin to think about the coming autumn and winter. During August, we focus on tying up

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Magickal Tools–Part Two

Magickal Tools

Making Magickal Tools Making Wreaths I make my own wands, wreaths, and decorate my household brooms. This isn’t that difficult. When I make a wreath, I think first about the mood I want it to embody. This wreath is for

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The Nature of Lughnasadh

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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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July: The Vine Moon

Moon Phases

Friday, the full moon will be at it’s zenith at 1:20 PM PDT. In some traditions, it’s known as the Vine Moon. July: Vine Moon July arrives with lazy days and leaves with the sense that summer, while still around

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Magickal Tools–Part One

Magickal Tools

Some Common Magickal Tools And Their Uses Below, you will find a list of some of the most common, along with brief descriptions of their use. Athame: A ritual dagger, traditionally double-edged, used  to direct energy.  It can have any

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June: The Faerie Moon

Moon Phases

Tomorrow’s the Full moon, at 9:53 PM. In some traditions, it’s known as the Faerie Moon. June: Faerie Moon June. Faerie Magic and foxglove. Seashells and weddings. This month let us turn to the oceans, lakes and streams for our

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The Nature of Litha

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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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Creating A Magickal Altar

Altars

Creating an altar is an art form and is limited only by your imagination.  I have acquired a good supply of beautiful cloths and scarves over the years for the altar tables but that’s just the beginning.  Crepe paper, ribbons,

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