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Greet Midsummer with a Kiss

by Beth on June 21, 2014

Glory of the Day-Star, hail! Lifter of the Light, Burnisher of the Sky. Gifts of love to earth are bringing, Summer’s shimmer, dew’s delight. Dancing be the heart within us, Open be our souls to bliss, Courage vanquish every shadow, Greet Midsummer with a kiss. – Greeting to the Summer Solstice from Celtic Devotional – […]

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Wishing You a Magical Midsummer’s Eve!

by Beth on June 20, 2014

Hand in hand, with Fairy grace, Will we sing, and bless this place. ~ Titania, from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, today is the last day of Spring. This is Midsummer’s Eve, the night before the sabbat of Litha (Summer Solstice/Alban Hefin/Midsummer). Besides Samhain and Beltane, […]

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I originally published this back in 2012, in my Goddess Sundays series. Since today is June 1, it felt right to encore this celebration of mighty Juno, Queen of Many Names and Virtues. Blessings to all! ~ Beth Hail Juno, for whom this month is named! Our story begins, not with Juno, but with the […]

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Wishing You a Happy and Blessed May Eve!

by Beth on April 30, 2014

Throughout my whole life, during every moment I have lived, the world has gradually been taking on light and fire for me, until it has come to envelop me in one mass of luminosity, glowing from within… The purple flush of matter fading imperceptibly into the gold of spirit, to be lost finally in the […]

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Rejoice! Glad Tidings of Ostara to You!

by Beth on March 20, 2014

Welcome Spring! Awake, thou wintry earth – Fling off thy sadness! Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient gladness! — Thomas Blackburn Today is the Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere, and Autumn Equinox in the lands below the equator. We are all experiencing the same phenomenon: the hours of daylight and the darkness are […]

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