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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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Wordless Wednesday: Never Forget We Are All a Wee Bit Fae

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The human world is so full of noise and strife. Take a Wordless Wednesday break to awaken your own ancient Faery heart, that longs for sweeter joys. Continue Reading

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Merry Midsummer’s Eve – A Once in a Lifetime Magical Moment

Celebrate with me as we reach this most magical and rare moment, when Midsummer, the Full Moon, and the ancient ways blend in sumptuous illumination. Continue Reading

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Sorry, Patrick. I’m With the Snakes and God of the Triple Key

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As I have for many years, today I am encoring my suggestions for an alternative to St. Patrick’s Day. Instead of the meddlesome saint, I will be honoring my ancestors from the Green Isle and the Old Ones on this day. May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you whereverContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Blessed Midsummer’s Eve

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,Continue reading Continue Reading

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In Raleigh Today, Then Away

I am at Dancing Moon Books in Raleigh today from 11:30am to 6pm (so if you had a too-brief reading with me last night, come by and let’s go deeper). Then off I go for a bit. See you in a week or so. Where the wave of moonlight glosses The dim gray sands withContinue reading Continue Reading

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Sunday Poetry: The May Queen is Waiting

The May Queen Is Waiting by Ruth Barrett and Cyntia Smith Originally recorded on The Heart is the Only Nation, BMI. I’ll prepare the furrowed earth for your sweet body. The stars are rising in the moonlit sky. The May Queen is waiting. Her voice reaches as you sleep, can you awaken to live theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Feel the Sacred Power Rising on This Merry May Eve

Here we come a’ piping, In Springtime and in May; Green fruit a’ ripening, And Winter fled away. The Queen she sits upon the strand, Fair as lily, white as wand; Seven billows on the sea, Horses riding fast and free, And bells beyond the sand. ~ Witchcraft for Tomorrow, by Doreen Valiente Phoenix PublishingContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Beauty of the Starlit Lands for You this Magical Sunday

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My beloved and talented friend, Willow (Kelly) DeFey composed this a few years ago, in honor of the Faery Queen as she is depicted in the Thomas the Rhymer story. As I begin a new chapter in my own ever-deepening work with the Shining Ones this week, it is especially inspiring, weaving a spell thatContinue reading Continue Reading

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Poetry for the Weekend

I will be offline this weekend as I immerse myself in the Elemental magic of the Crossroads with RJ Stewart and Anastacia Nutt. So I leave you with this. Remember: Poetry is the oldest form of human magic and is best appreciated when spoken (and heard) aloud. DREAMS WITHIN DREAMS by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp)Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Magical Midsummer’s Eve!

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,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Named for The Folk, Not the Fox

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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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Whimsical and Wise: The Victorian Fairy Tarot, Part One

The Victorian Fairy Tarot By Lunaea Weatherstone, with art by Gary Lippincott Copyright 2013, ISBN 978-0-7387-3131-5 Llewellyn Publications http://www.llewellyn.com As you may know, I have been studying Faery traditions and practices for many years, both under the tutelage of some of my former Craft teachers, who were specialists in Celtic lore, as well as underContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Welcome Summer Devas

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Magical Wishes for a Merry Midsummer’s Eve

I must go seek some dewdrops here And hang a pearl in every cowslip’s ear. Farewell, thou lob of spirits; I’ll be gone: Our queen and all our elves come here anon.   ~ From A Midsummer Night’s Eve, by William Shakespeare Today is the last day of Spring in the lands above the Equator.Continue reading Continue Reading

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Sunday Poetry For My Wildling Kin

The Stolen Child by William Butler Yeats Where dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping herons wake The drowsy water rats; There we’ve hid our faery vats, Full of berrys And of reddest stolen cherries. Come away, O human child! To the waters and 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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Yes, I Am Still Choosing the Snakes!

While I am still out of town, I offer an encore of my post last year. Instead of the troublesome Patrick, I will be honoring the Green Isle and the Old Ones on this day. May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you wherever you go. Today is Trefuilnid TreochairContinue reading Continue Reading

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