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Greet Midsummer with a Kiss

by Beth on June 21, 2014

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. – Greeting to the Summer Solstice from Celtic Devotional – […]

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Happy Birthday, Cancerians!

by Beth on June 21, 2014

Compassion is not religious business, it is human business; it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability. It is essential for human survival. ~ His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, born July 6, 1935, with Sun and Ascendant in Cancer Happy Birthday, Cancer! Cancer is the sign of the […]

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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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Watch out now, take care Beware of the thoughts that linger Winding up inside your head The hopelessness around you In the dead of night. ~ From Beware of Darkness, by George Harrison This week, the Earth’s great extreme of light and darkness arrives, with the Summer Solstice arriving in the Northern Hemisphere, and Yule […]

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Solstice Blessings! Merry Yule!

by Beth on December 21, 2013

Join together beneath the mistletoe, By the holy oak whereon it grows. Seven Druids dance in seven time. Sing the song the bells call, loudly chiming. Ring out these bells. Ring out, ring Solstice bells. Ring Solstice bells. — Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull ©1977 Ring the bells of joy and blessings! Throw open the Gates […]

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