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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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Ostara – A Solitary Ritual

by John Beckett Holidays and holy days are better with friends and family.  But many Pagans maintain solitary practices.  Even if you work with a group, sometimes you can’t be with them for one reason or another.  Sometimes your group … 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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Autumn Equinox

Autumn is well-named Fall, as it is the time when greens give way to glorious array of yellows, golds, oranges and reds before the wind takes the leaves to the ground. Autumn is the season of winds, the harbingers of … Continue reading

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A Mabon Ritual

Mabon honors the dual nature of life and death — darkness and light. It is a sabbat that combines sadness and celebration. We mourn the passing of the Great Son (Mabon), but also celebrate the bounty of the harvest. Just … Continue reading

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Meán Fómhair: Fall Equinox

A tree of apples — great its bounty! Like a hostel, vast! A pretty bush, thick as a fist, of tiny hazelnuts A green mass of branches. —-from Dillon, Early Irish Literature The autumn equinox is a special moment when … Continue reading

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Alban Elued

Autumn Equinox or Alban Elued – Significance: Alban Elued means in Gaelic ‘light on the water’ and so the sun is moving away over the water to shine on the Isles of the Blest, leaving the world with encroaching darkness. … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox

The Wheel of the Year turns, waning in light, to the closing of the year before further turning into the dark half of the year when the dominant power of darkness takes over the period when there is no time, … Continue reading

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