Wheel of the Year

Ginko, a new tree ally

It's that time of year . . .  Samhain is coming! Many think of it as a witchy time of year, and I suppose it is. But for me Samhain is also about getting ready for Winter, for embracing the darker days and harvest,  for connecting with my ancestors and for honouring those who have… Continue reading Ginko, a new tree ally

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Honouring the Ancestors at Samhain

At sunset on October 31st, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate Samhain (SOW-en), the Celtic New Year and one of the most significant dates in the Celtic Wheel of the Year. For the Celts, the day began at sunset so the celebration continued through to sunset on November 1st. However, Samhain was not… Continue reading Honouring the Ancestors at Samhain