The wheat is ready to be harvested and the last fruits of summer are ripening. It must be Lammas! Lammas is a holiday that marks the grain harvest. The Anglo-Saxons would bring a loaf of bread made from the first harvest of … [Read more...] about What is Lammas?
What is Beltane? It is a celebration of fertility, love, and spring. It has Celtic roots and marks the middle point between the Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice. Celebrations typically include the use of bonfires and May … [Read more...] about What is Beltane?
The days are once again getting longer. The soil is warming and bright green starts to cover the land as spring returns. The first day of Spring, Spring Equinox has returned! With it the holiday of Ostara! Now is the time to … [Read more...] about What is Ostara?
Imbolc is the perfect time to welcome back the light into your life. It's a time to honor the longer days and returning warmth of the sun, to acknowledge the first signs of spring and fading power of winter. It's a time of … [Read more...] about A Simple Ritual for Imbolc to Welcome Back the Light
Can you feel it? The sun is getting stronger and the days are getting longer once more! After Yule, the cycle of the seasons moves on back towards the light and promise of spring. This is Imbolc. In my native Vermont, … [Read more...] about What is Imbolc?
The golden rays of the sun filter through multicolored leaves to the forest floor. The forest floor is covered with dropped leaves, some recent, others dull and bleached from past falls. The smell of decaying leaves hangs in … [Read more...] about What is Mabon?