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It’s Midsummer’s Eve, So Let Us Make Merry – We Dance This Night With the Magick of Faery!

Tonight is a powerfully magical cusp, as we come to a sacred threshold. The Wheel of Time turns, the Light reaches its climax. Come celebrate with me. Continue Reading

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Farewell to the Season of Beltane; Blessings of Lughnasadh Eve

The Wheel of the Year turns once again, and we bid farewell to the season of growth and fruiting, and prepare for the first of the harvest sabbats. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Wave that flag! Wave it wide and high…

It’s Independence Day in the U.S.A., and there is lots to think about on this Solar Return. Like how to cherish and protect freedom for ALL our people. Continue Reading

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Shine in Splendor! It’s Happy Birthday Time for the Lion People!

I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony. ~ Peter O’Toole (Aug.2, 1932, Sun and Moon in Leo) Huzzah! Today, the Sun moves into the sign of Leo. Happy Birthday, all you Lion People! Leos, so the tradition goes, are famous for being “on” 24 hours a day,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, May 11-17, 2015: The Fool

Gaze slightly upward. Welcome in the far horizon and the sweep of the ancient sky. Give names to the clouds. Shout out praises to the birds, saluting them for being so skilled at soaring through the air. If you can see a pale slice of moon, thank it for its artistry in managing the tides.Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Savoring Summer at the Little River

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Wordless Wednesdays: Return of the Summer Chorus

Cicadas (Click here for sound) Katydids (Click here for sound)

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Wishing You a Magical Midsummer’s Eve!

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,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Sept. 2-8, 2013: Knight of Wands

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. ~ Henry Van Dyke With the unofficial end of Summer following Monday’s Labor Day holiday, and the New Moon on Wednesday, it promises to be an intense week. The Knight of Wands has burst onto the scene! The Wands suit, ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Encore Aquarius Full Moon

At 9:45pm Eastern Time tonight, we are treated to an encore Full Moon occurring in the same sign as the previous Full Moon was. That’s why some people consider it to be similar to having a second Full Moon in a calendar month — in other words, a sort of astrological Blue Moon. So twiceContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Welcome Summer Devas

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Blessings of Lughnasadh!

Lammas Bread Blessing Bless the earth that grows the grain, Bless the water that gives us rain, Bless the wind that helps seed spread, Bless the fire that bakes our bread. – Words by Diane Baker, music by Anne Hill, Serpentine Music Now the Wheel of the Year turns once more, and the season ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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Thursday Reflections

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Tarot Card of the Week – July 1-8, 2013: Page of Wands

When the situation is desperate, it is too late to be serious. Be playful. ~  Edward Paul Abbey (1927 – 1989) This week, we have a rare visit from the Page of Wands, a Court card. Neither as dramatic and spiritual as the Major Arcana’s big life lessons, nor as pragmatic as the actions, moods,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Rejoice! Litha and Solstice Blessings!

As the sun spirals its longest dance, Cleanse us! As nature shows bounty and fertility Bless us! Let all things live with loving intent And to fulfill their truest destiny. ~ from a Wiccan Summer Blessing (as reported by the BBC) Happy Litha (Summer Solstice) to those of us in the northern hemisphere, and HappyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, My Cancer Brothers and Sisters!

You may get real tired watching me, but I’m not going to quit. ~ Harrison Ford, with a tenacious Sun, Moon, and Midheaven in Cancer (July 13, 1942) Happy Birthday, Cancer! Cancer is the sign of the Summer Solstice, and heralds the beginning of the warmest season of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. ItContinue reading Continue Reading

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Magical Wishes for a Merry Midsummer’s Eve

I must go seek some dewdrops here And hang a pearl in every cowslip’s ear. Farewell, thou lob of spirits; I’ll be gone: Our queen and all our elves come here anon.   ~ From A Midsummer Night’s Eve, by William Shakespeare Today is the last day of Spring in the lands above the Equator.Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Our Monarda Arrives with Summer Solstice

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Hecate’s Gifts

Today is the last day of the month, and so is sacred to the great Triple Goddess, Hecate. Although our ancestors designated Her day as the last day of the lunar calendar, I believe it is still appropriate to honor Her at this time in the modern solar calendar, as Queen of the Night andContinue reading Continue Reading

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Preparing for Holy Holidays

Goddess Sunday is taking a break, as I prepare for my holiday and holy days of retreat. I will be offline for several weeks (!), except for the Tarot Card of the Week, and, who knows, the occasional drop-by. As the cross-quarter holiday of Lughnasadh approaches, I am reminded of dear Caitlín Matthews’ post forContinue reading Continue Reading

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