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The First Candle on Our Solstice Advent Wreath

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The Wheel of time has turned again, Advent now has come. We light the flame with hope and prayer, we gather now as one. It's time for the 1st candle. Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Bountiful and Very Happy Day of Thanksgiving

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Whether you are celebrating American Thanksgiving today or not, I wish you a very happy day for counting blessings joyful times with loved ones. Continue Reading

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Give Thanks and Praises! A Blessed Mabon and Equinox to You!

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Today we celebrate the second harvest, the midpoint of the harvest season. We in the north gather in the remaining bounty of summer, and give thanks. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Today is Astronomical Lughnasadh – Halfway Between Solstice and Equinox

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Since today is the astronomical mid-point between Summer Solstice and Autumn Equinox, I am encoring my favorite poem that suits Lughnasadh so well. Blessings. Continue Reading

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Blessings of Lughnasadh! Wishing You a Joyful Harvest!

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Blessings on this ancient Celtic holy day of feasting, fire, and thanksgiving. Named for shining Lugh, let us gather in and share our first harvests. May you never hunger. Continue Reading

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A Birthday Celebration

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Here's a love note from me to you, on the anniversary of my Solar Return. I am so grateful for every one. Every thing. Blessings, blessings, blessings. Continue Reading

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Wave that flag! Wave it wide and high…

It's Independence Day in the U.S.A., and there is lots to think about on this Solar Return. Like how to cherish and protect freedom for ALL our people. Continue Reading

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In Memoriam

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It's the Memorial Day holiday weekend, generally considered the “unofficial start” of the Summer vacation season. But let us not forget its origins. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, May 2-8, 2016: The World

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Our recent, unusual run of Major Arcana cards continues this week, when we get the biggest one in the deck. What Grand Finale is climaxing for YOU? Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Holy Water, Sacred Flame, Brighid We Invoke Your Name

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Wordless Wednesday: Feast of the Forest

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Wordless Wednesday: Standing On the Moon

Wordless Wednesday Standing on the Moon

  (Astronomy Picture of the Day © NASA)

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Spreading the Light

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  The Final Candle of the Christmas Advent Prayer Wreath Tonight at midnight, or tomorrow morning if you prefer, for those who are celebrating Christmas, it is time for you to light your final, center candle. With its light, honor the Bringer of Light, and vow to renew your own part in the ancient promiseContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy (American) Thanksgiving

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Praise Her from whom all blessings flow. Fruits of Her harvest to bestow. Sustain us as we change and grow. Praise Mother Earth our ancient home. Blessed be. ~ a Pagan Grace, author unknown Happy Thanksgiving! As Caitlin Matthews points out in her beautiful and essential The Celtic Spirit: Daily Meditations for the Turning Year,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Every Day Is Sacred: Navratri 2015 Begins

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O Goddess Durga! My mother! You, the mother of universe, It’s you who takes care of it And removes glooms of hearts. from Prayer to Goddess Durga, by S. D. Tiwari Praises and blessings to the Divine Mother of All, Durga Ma! Her Autumn festival begins today! Navratri, the Nine Night festival in celebration ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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Sweet October

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  This year, I have come staggering and stumbling into October. Usually, I am bursting with joy, swirling into this rich, magical time that I adore. But there’s been the shocking, sudden death of a beloved friend, eight years younger than me… several work disappointments that I was not expecting… Hard and harder world newsContinue reading Continue Reading

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Every Day Is Sacred: John Lennon’s 75th Birthday

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Every Day Is Sacred. Happy 75th Birthday, John. All we are saying, is give peace a chance. And we’re not the only ones.  Thank you, John, and blessed be.

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Blessings of Mabon, 2015

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Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox by Caitlín Matthews, A CelticContinue reading Continue Reading

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Every Day Is Sacred: The Opiconsivia

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Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. Epicurus (341-271 BCE) Every Day is Sacred: August 25 Today is the celebration of the Opiconsivia, honoring the Roman Goddess of abundance, Ops (also known as Opis). Already considered an ancient deity by the Romans, She is the consort of the God, Saturn andContinue reading Continue Reading

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Every Day is Sacred: Happy Birthday, Wise and Beautiful Virgo

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First, an announcement – Every Day is Sacred When I first started blogging, oh, about twelve years ago, I committed myself to faithfully posting daily. Crazy, I know, and only sustainable for about nine years. I was inspired by priestesses of Time like Waverly FitzGerald, and frequently posted tidbits about holidays and sacred history. BecauseContinue reading Continue Reading

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