The Magic of the Equinox: a transformative step in the Spiral Dance of the Year

The Equinox arrives today, on September 22nd at 1:02 PM Pacific Time / 20:02 UTC. For those in the Northern Hemisphere, this Equinox marks the astronomical start of Autumn and is known by many in the Pagan or Wiccan communities as Mabon, as Alban Elfed (Light of the Water) in Druid communities, and as Cónacht Fómhair (or Meán Fómhair) in Irish Gaelic For those... Continue Reading →

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25 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice Celtic-style

The Wheel of the Year is turning. It feels like Beltaine was just yesterday, and yet this week in the Northern Hemisphere we welcome the Summer Solstice, also known as MidSummer or Litha. The Solstice — from the Latin for “standing sun” — arrives on Wednesday, June 21st at 4:24 UTC (Universal Time), which is... Continue Reading →

Imbolc Blessings

This week, we celebrate Imbolc (IM - OLK) and the Celtic goddess Brighid, goddess of fertility, creativity, the forge (blacksmiths and smithing), light, and livestock. But exactly WHEN do we celebrate, you may ask!! Some celebrate on the fixed date of February 1st whilst others will celebrate on the astronomical Cross-Quarter date of a February... Continue Reading →

The Thinning of the Veil at Samhain

Although Samhain has now officially passed (although it does remain as the Irish Gaelic name for the month of November), I still receive questions about Samhain, when it should be celebrated, what it means from an energetic/intuitive perspective, and how to celebrate it. I received a great query through my website last week that I wanted... Continue Reading →

Samhain: A time of Remembrance and Renewal

Samhain Blessings! Tonight, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate Samhain (SOW-en), while for others it arrives on the “true” cross-quarter date of November 7th. Whenever you celebrate Samhain, it is a sacred time, a time to honour our Wise Elders, Ancestors, and those who have transitioned in the past year. It is a... Continue Reading →

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