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Blessings To You This Joyful Litha

by Beth on June 21, 2015

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. by Caitlín Matthews, from Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings […]

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Wishing You a Blessed Midsummer’s Eve

by Beth on June 20, 2015

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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Everyone by now must be aware that this Full Moon is being called a Blood Moon, in part because it was eclipsed early this morning. I offer these insights about it, starting with the blog post today from my friend and world-renowned astrologer, Lynn Hayes: Blood Moon, Full Moon, Eclipse! April 4, 2015 This eclipse […]

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Hail Holy Ostara! Hail the daughter born at Delling’s door, At the gate of day who bears the morning light! Hail Ostara, Lady of the Spring Dawn! ~ Heathen Kinship Blessings Welcome Spring! As you probably know, this is the Vernal Equinox  in the northern hemisphere, and it is Autumn Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. […]

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There and Back Again: A Magickal Journey

by Beth on March 12, 2015

As you may know from my December newsletter, I was at the Sacred Space/Between the Worlds conference last week, and it was a doozy of a trip. About 350 magickal people from all traditions gathered to engage in powerful work for these Tower Times, as Byron Ballard so aptly calls this cusp of the aeon […]

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