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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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Since I am still out of town, and tomorrow is the Card of the Week (which I dare not pre-empt!), today I am posting an encore of my posts the last several years for March 17.   Instead of the meddlesome sainted Patrick, I will be honoring the Green Isle and the Old Ones on this […]

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This is an encore post from last year with a few pertinent updates. Warmest merriment and blessings to you!  ~ Beth Do you not see how mighty is the Goddess Aphrodite? She sows and gives that love from which all we upon this earth are born. ~ Empedocles ca. 490-430 BCE Felicitations and good wishes […]

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Fire in the forge that shapes and tempers.  Fire of the hearth that nourishes and heals. Fire in the head that incites and inspires. ~ The Ord Brighideach (Three-Fold Fire of Brighid)  Rejoice, my dear ones! Today is the feast day of St. Brigid who is also Brigid, a beloved Goddess of the Old Religion. […]

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Happy New Year and New Moon Blessings!

by Beth on January 1, 2014

Take out, then take in: Bad luck will begin. Take in, then take out: Good luck comes about. ~ Traditional Welcome to 2014! This New Year’s Day has a huge charge of energy for new beginnings, since the New Moon arrived in the early hours this morning (here in the States). As my frequent visitors […]

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