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Wordless Wednesday: In Hawthorn-Time the Heart Grows Light

Hawthorn

"In hawthorn-time the heart grows light, The world is sweet in sound and sight.." from Tristram of Lyonesse, by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Hooray for You Brilliant, Magical Twinsies! It’s Gemini Time!

Gemini

Happy Birthday to you chatty, smart, funny, whiz-kid Geminis. We all benefit from your cutting edge brilliance, vast curiosity, and networking skills. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spring Beauty or Fairy Spud?

Spring Beauty, by John Rottet

Prized for its beauty and medicinal gifts, the Algonquins cooked the tubers like potatoes. Did they learn this from the Faery folk, hence the name? Continue Reading

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A Slightly Belated, but Heartfelt Happy Birthday to All You Gorgeous Taurus People

Happy Birthday, Taurus!

You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead. George Lucas (Sun and Ascendant in Taurus)

Happy (slightly belated) Birthday to all you beautiful Taurus people! The Sun moved into your sign Tuesday! If you are a Taurus, you areContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Many Happy Returns

Hummingbird Return

Our dear hummingbirds have returned, despite the somewhat chilly temperatures. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Spring Unfolding

Fiddlehead fern at Laurel Hill

May This Day Be Blessed

Framed sunrise

Eternity isn't some later time. Eternity isn't a long time. Eternity has nothing to do with time. Eternity is that dimension of here and now which thinking and time cuts out. This is it. And if you don't get it here, you won't get it anywhere. And the experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. ~ Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth

Let us join hearts and give honor to the pervasive and universal stories ... Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Happy, Colorful, and Delight-Filled Holi!

Holi

Red for love, green for prosperity, blue for peace, orange for success, and pink for happiness!

While all of Christendom focuses on its highest holy days of Easter Week, in India and across southern Asia today, countless millions are celebrating one of the happiest holidays on Earth. Continue Reading

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Farewell to Winter! Welcome Spring and Blessed Ostara!

Spring beginnings

Glad Bringer of Brightness, hail! Maiden of Grace, Lad of Laughter. Gifts of vigor are returning, Spring’s surprise, rainbow’s embrace. Quickened be the heart within us, Opened be our souls to grace, May the blessing be abiding. Welcome sit in every face. Caitlín Matthews, Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings

Welcome Spring!

Today is the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, and Autumn Equinox in lands below the equator. We celebrate it as the lesser Sabbat named Ostara. In the northern hemisphere, this day is also known as Lady Day or Alban Eilir (in the Welsh and Druid traditions). Continue Reading

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Sorry, Patrick. I’m With the Snakes and God of the Triple Key

Celtic Snake

As I have for many years, today I am encoring my suggestions for an alternative to St. Patrick’s Day. Instead of the meddlesome saint, I will be honoring my ancestors from the Green Isle and the Old Ones on this day. May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you whereverContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Budding Spring on the Faery Path

Cusp of Spring

Happy Birthday, You Sweet, Sensitive Pisces People!

Pisces art

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ~ Albert Einstein, Pisces Sun and Midheaven Happy Birthday, all you lovely magical children of Neptune! The Sun moves into your sign of Pisces today! Sun Sign of Pisces Pisces is the sign of the fish, but not just any fish, and not only one.Continue reading Continue Reading

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

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Happy Imbolc to You! May Dear Brighid Bless You Today and Always

Imbolc Brighid © Wendy Andrew

Brighid of the mantle, encompass us; Lady of the lambs, protect us; Keeper of the hearth, kindle us; Beneath your mantle, gather us; And restore us to memory. ~ Caitlín Matthews, A Blessing for Hearth Keepers The ancient celebration of Brighid, Imbolc, or Candlemas, as some may call it, falls around Feb. 1 and 2,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Sunday Poetry: The May Queen is Waiting

Detail from Merlin and the Faerie Queen by John Duncan

The May Queen Is Waiting by Ruth Barrett and Cyntia Smith Originally recorded on The Heart is the Only Nation, BMI. I’ll prepare the furrowed earth for your sweet body. The stars are rising in the moonlit sky. The May Queen is waiting. Her voice reaches as you sleep, can you awaken to live theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Most Merry Beltane!

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 theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Feel the Sacred Power Rising on This Merry May Eve

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Here we come a’ piping, In Springtime and in May; Green fruit a’ ripening, And Winter fled away. The Queen she sits upon the strand, Fair as lily, white as wand; Seven billows on the sea, Horses riding fast and free, And bells beyond the sand. ~ Witchcraft for Tomorrow, by Doreen Valiente Phoenix PublishingContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, All You Gorgeous, Powerful Taurus People

I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse. ~ Florence Nightingale (Sun and Moon in Taurus) Happy Birthday to all those born under the sign of Taurus — the Sun moves into your sign today. If your Sun is in Taurus, you are generally patient and determined, with lustyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Spring Feng Shui and Blessings of the Aries New Moon!

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. Blessings of the New Moon in Aries! I love feng shui and learning ways to enhance our homes as a magical template for what empowersContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Orion in the Springtime

© NASA photo of the day. Click image to go to the website

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