Category Archives: Cross-Quarter Days

Hear from Me this Secret ~ An Imbolc Meditation

Jenya T. Beachy 2 Comments Listen to my words.   Come to me, come to me, through woods and streams and city streets.  Come from dark places and bright, full of body-wisdom and head-knowing and heart-opening.  Hear my voice in … Continue reading

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The Hidden Imbolc

—-psufenasviriuslupus Of the four Irish quarter-days (Samain*, Imbolc, Beltene, Lugnasad), Imbolc superficially seems like a fairly straight-forward festival. It is considered, even in modern Ireland, to be the beginning of Spring, and it is a festival that is particularly associated … Continue reading

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Candlemas Cleanse

On Candlemas (the Christian holiday that coincides with Imbolc), candles were blessed in order to cleanse them and fill them with positivity. Draw upon this old tradition to clear stagnation and cleanse your spirit. Gather up any old, half-burned or … Continue reading

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Wasted Food

“About 400 gallons of oil are expended to feed one person for a year, roughly equivalent to thirty-three car refuelings. Food transport represents more than 20% of all U.S. good shipped. The average food item travels 1,500 miles before its … Continue reading

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Samhain

Samhain Eve – As the biggest festival of the Witches’ year it really is one to share with others if at all possible. In many Covens everyone attends this Sabbat, including those from Daughter Covens. Around this time there are … Continue reading

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Lughnasadh

Pronounced Loo-naz – August Eve – August 1st. Also known as Cornucopia (Stega tradition) Thingtide (Teutonic tradition), Lammas and Lammastide (old Christian). Witches’ calendar beginning of Autumn, first of the three harvest festivals. Lammas was the Christian name given the … Continue reading

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