sabbats

Wishing You a Magical Midsummer’s Eve!

by Beth on June 20, 2014

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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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 the […]

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Wishing You a Happy and Blessed May Eve!

by Beth on April 30, 2014

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 the […]

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In my beginning is my end. In my end is my beginning.   ~ T. S. Eliot This week, we in the Northern Hemisphere will be celebrating the sacred rites of Beltane, while our neighbors below the equator observe the great sabbat of Samhain.  In addition to these ancient threshold ceremonies, there is a New Moon […]

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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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