Samhain

Dark of the Moon New beginnings Dark of the Moon Plant a seed tonight Dark of the Moon What we envision Will come to be By the Full Moon’s light. It’s a very powerful day today; so much, in fact, that I am not going to write a full-fledged blog post. This is Lunar Samhain, […]

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I am the hallow-tide of all souls passing, I am the bright releaser of all pain, I am the quickener of the fallen seed-case, I am the glance of snow, the strike of rain. I am the hollow of the winter twilight, I am the hearth-fire and the welcome bread, I am the curtained awning […]

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Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. ~ Arundati Roy Only a month after her last visit, and for an unprecedented fourth time in a year, the Queen of Wands comes calling once more. If you would like a more traditional analysis […]

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Sunday Ruminations Inspired by Parker Palmer

by Beth on October 27, 2013

Author, activist, and teacher extraordinaire, Parker Palmer, is one of my favorite inspirations, and his post today on Facebook seemed particularly poignant as we approach the Samhain holiday.  So many of us are hiding in “the broom closet,” afraid to be identified as Witches or Pagans because of the very real ignorance, prejudice, and even […]

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Happy Birthday, Scorpio

by Beth on October 23, 2013

I’m a fountain of blood. In the shape of a girl. ~ Bjork (Sun, Moon, and Ascendant in Scorpio) Happy Birthday all you Scorpios!  At 2:10am, Eastern Daylight time, the Sun moved into your sign! As this rather visceral characterization from triple Scorpio, the singer Bjork, shows, Scorpios are often considered the most intense, profound, […]

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