Cauldron Thoughts

A misty road with autumn leaves falling.

CAULDRON THOUGHTS: The harvest is over, Demeter sinks into mourning, the world takes a long breath…

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Welcome to the Witching Season

Welcome to the Witching Season

Every year, I write a post on October 1st called Welcome to the Witching Season, and today is no different. I love this post. I love that it’s time to write it, because I love the autumn, and I love

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Happy Mabon!

Blessed Mabon

Blessed Mabon–May the second harvest bring you abundance and joy!

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Mabon Rites

Mabon image

The first rainstorms of the season, the scent of wood smoke fills the night air, a sudden gust as a brisk wind hurls leaves off the trees in a maelstrom of color, the last rush to harvest the garden before

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Brain Candy Friday

Autumn Candy

Today on Brain Candy Friday, I want to talk about seasonal foods. Mabon’s coming up, the Second Harvest, and it’s the harvest of fruits. Harvest-tide, when we harvest apples and peaches and pears and all those wonderful fruits. We’ve gathered

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Lughnasadh: A Tarot Ritual

Breads and rolls

The waning half of the year leads us into the concept of sacrifice.  During this time we begin our spiritual descent into the Underworld.  Lughnasadh marks the first of the three  harvests: the Grain Harvest of Lughnasadh, the Harvest of

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Brain Candy Friday

Brain Candy Friday

We’re into summer, and the weather here has turned to sun and warmer days. I’m not fond of heat, but it’s pretty to see and it makes me want to go out and sit by the lake or find a

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Happy Litha!

Happy Litha!

Blessed Litha! Most joyous Litha May the Oak King reign supreme through this day As the Wheel turns to the Waning Year ~Yasmine and Her Team

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Litha: A Summer Siren Bathing Spell

Mermaid on a rock overlooking the ocean

Summer Solstice–or Litha, as we call it in the Craft–is coming. When I think of summer, I think of the beach. And I think of water and frogs and the ocean, and cleansing rituals. So here’s a summer-siren’s cleansing ritual

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Merry Beltane!

A tree bridge over a stream with faerie lights

Blessed Beltane! 

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