Ostara is the spring equinox festival this year it falls on the 20th of December. Like Lughnasadh, it is the time where day and night are in balance. The Druid name for Ostara is Alban Eilir-the Light of the earth. Having rested and transformed in the cauldron of winter we are now reborn with new… Continue reading Ostara
It's a powerful day today! Friday the 13th and the Harvest Moon! de-mystifying Friday the 13th and celebrating the Harvest Moon.
Imbolc the festival of awakening
Yule is upon us! a description of Yule and its traditions.
The Christmas Spider is a European folk tale about gratitude and kindness.
working with the Cold Moon and Friday the 13th to enhance practice and increase transformation
a description and definition cauldrons their importance and use at this time of year.
Samhain the Pagan New Year
exploring growth and the life, death, rebirth cycle
Mabon. the 2nd harvest festival
Elderberries and their medicinal uses
A description of Lugnhnasadh/Lammas
I had the opportunity to do a lot of thinking about this cycle last year as I turned 30. My reflections lead me on an interesting journey and to some conclusions I would like to share. People kept making the same sound when I said I was approaching 30 like a daunting 'ooooh' and the… Continue reading Maiden, Mother, Crone embracing the life cycle in our own lives.
A description of Litha aka Summer Solstice, and my own practice at this time.
Exploring traditions and what it means to me in modern practice.