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Tarot Card of Beltane Week, May 1-7, 2017: Two of Swords

Beth Owl's Daughter Two of Swords

In this Beltane week, if you are “between a rock and a hard place,” making a difficult choice you wish you didn’t have to, here's some practical help. Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Merry May Eve and Joyful Beltane

Blessings of May Eve and Beltane! Let us celebrate this magical time together, knowing we are blessed by countless ancestors and Divine Ones as we do. Continue Reading

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Farewell to the Season of Beltane; Blessings of Lughnasadh Eve

The Wheel of the Year turns once again, and we bid farewell to the season of growth and fruiting, and prepare for the first of the harvest sabbats. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, May 4 – 10, 2015: Eight of Wands

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. ~ Albert Einstein In this week of the actual cross-quarter holiday of Beltane, and in the wake of last week’s challenging Death card, it’s time to simplify, consolidate, and move forward. This week, we welcome the EightContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Most Merry Beltane!

Hail to Thalia, Grace of Flowering and Mirth! Hail to blessed Flora, and to Maia Majestas! We bow in gladness to The Lord and The Lady! We merrily welcome the King and Queen of Faery!  Song of Beltane by Caitlin Matthews I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card for Samhain Week, Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2014: Ten of Cups

In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.   ~ Antonio Porchia, poet (1885-1968) Here at the threshold of the year, the magical doorway of Beltane in the Southern Hemisphere, and the final harvest and ancient Celtic New Year of Samhain in the northernContinue reading Continue Reading

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Rejoice and Be Blessed! It’s Beltane!

Hail to Thalia, Grace of Flowering and Mirth! Hail to blessed Flora, and to Maia Majestas! We bow in gladness to The Lord and The Lady! We merrily welcome the King and Queen of Faery! Song of Beltane by Caitlin Matthews I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Happy and Blessed May Eve!

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 theContinue reading Continue Reading

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A Merry Beltane To One and All!

Hail Thalia, Grace of Flowering and Mirth! Hail to The Lord and The Lady! Hail to the King and Queen of Faery, to blessed Flora, and to Maia Majestas! Hail to the Summer! Hail to the Summer! The season that drives The cold Winter away! Hail to the Summer! Hail to the Summer! Light yourContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of May Eve!

New life we see, in flower and tree And summer comes again. Be free and fair, like earth and air, The sunshine and the rain. Upon the eve of May, We’ll merry meet, and summer greet, For ever and a day. ~ Anonymous, quoted by Doreen Valiente in Witchcraft For Tomorrow Today is the startContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Flowering Moon in Scorpio

The Moon disappearing for a few moments is like a veil being pulled back, or a doorway opening, that leads to another realm of possibilities. ~ Astrologer Eric Francis The Moon reached Her juicy fullness this afternoon at 3:57pm, Eastern time, and will also be undergoing a partial eclipse, which will be visible in partsContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Most Blessed Beltane

Song of Beltane by the glorious Caitlín Matthews from Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and the force, I am the silence, I am the singer, I am the stallion galloping to its source. I am the bright pavilion and the feasting, IContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: April 30-May 6, 2012 – Four of Swords

As I am preparing to begin driving home this morning, I have pulled our card of the week in sacred space, but am only adjusting it slightly, to reflect the current energies, instead of writing a totally new interpretation. I hope you’ll understand. ~ B. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreatContinue reading Continue Reading

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Saturday Poetry

The May Queen is Waiting ~ Ruth Barrett (A huge thanks to Sierra C. for correcting this attribution that now makes SO much more sense!) The new earth quickens as you rise. The May Queen is waiting. Feel the pulsing ground call you to journey, To know the depths of your desire. The May QueenContinue reading Continue Reading

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A Blessed, Merry Beltane to You

Song of Beltane by the glorious Caitlín Matthews from Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and the force, I am the silence, I am the singer, I am the stallion galloping to its source. I am the bright pavilion and the feasting, IContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Blessed May Eve

(You knew I couldn’t let this magical time slip by, didn’t you?) This May Eve, as I burn, Year wheel take another turn. Fire flame and fire bright, Bless us on this May Eve night. Today is May Eve, Walpurgisnacht, Beltane Eve! One of the most magical nights of the year, in Germany, Walpurgisnacht beginsContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You A Most Blessed Beltane!

Song of Beltane by Caitlin Matthews I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and the force, I am the silence, I am the singer, I am the stallion galloping to its source. I am the bright pavilion and the feasting, I am the wedding couple and the bed, I amContinue reading Continue Reading

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Farewell to the Season of Imbolc; Hail and Welcome, Beltane

On this most magical day in the Celtic calendar, we bid farewell to the Spring season of Imbolc.  In her gorgeous book of prayers and blessings, Celtic Devotional (with eternal thanks to my friend, Laurel, for the beautiful gift of this book), author Caitlin Matthews suggests that we stand at our back window or doorwayContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of Beltane Eve!

This May Eve, as I burn, Year wheel take another turn. Fire flame and fire bright, Bless us on this May Eve night. Today is May Eve, Walpurgisnacht, Beltane Eve! One of the most magical nights of the year, in Germany, Walpurgisnacht begins at sunrise today and ends at sunrise on the first day ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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Counting Down to Beltane

Rejoice! Beltane’s magic is calling! The mummer’s play does not attempt the detailed imitation of reality; it is an imagistic theatre whose effect lies in holding real and unreal worlds in a precarious balance. — Antrobus We are now upon the threshold of the Great Sabbat of Beltane. This is an ancient celebration of flowering,Continue reading Continue Reading

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