Blessed Imbolc!

Blessed Imbolc

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

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The Nature of Imbolc

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Tomorrow, February 2nd, is Imbolc, is the Festival of Brighid. Brighid (pronounced Breed) is the Celtic Goddess of fire, poetry, healing and craftsmen.  She is considered a Triple Goddess, as are so many of the Celtic goddesses, and Her festival

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The Nature of Yule

Yule is the celebration of Midwinter.  The Winter Solstice is the longest night of the year when the Oak King reclaims his throne, freeing the world from the chilling grip of winter.  Winter solstice is an astronomical event so the

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Holiday Playlist!

Yule Fun & Ideas

I thought you might like to see my holiday playlist for parties and rituals: Android Lust: Into the Sun Avalon Rising: Dark Moon Circle Bing Crosby: Silver Bells; Winter Wonderland Celtic Woman: Carol of the Bells; Newgrange Chieftans: Dunnmore Lassies

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The Longest Night Release Day!

The Longest Night

Looking for a holiday romance with a little magick in it?  When Merilee Johansson moves to Starwood, a small artists’ community, she’s trying to piece her life together again after a failed marriage. What she doesn’t expect is to meet

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The Nature of Samhain

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Samhain (pronounced Sow-en) is the primary Celtic festival, celebrated on the evening of October 31st–November 1st.  It focuses on our links to our spiritual and physical ancestors.  The honoring of ancestors is a concept celebrated world-round under a number of

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That Burnt Orange Season…

That Burnt Orange Season...

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

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Welcome to the Witching Season

Welcome to the Witching Season

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

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The Nature of Mabon

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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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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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