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Justice To Be in Equal Measure, Mabon’s Thankfulness Is Our Call

Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all. Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. Wishing you a blessed Mabon. Continue Reading

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Earth Day at the Crossroads: Step Up for Mama Gaia

The need for all Gaia’s children to stand up on Her behalf, and on behalf of the scientific evidence that protects life has never been more urgent. Continue Reading

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Rejoice and Be Glad! It’s the Divine Awakening of Ostara!

Ostara Spring rebirth

With glad hearts we receive the blessing of Spring’s arrival. Here are some spells and ancient practices, for you to weave your magickal celebrations. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2017: The World

This week, we welcome the most important card in the Tarot. An era is ending. Let us reveal, in perfect love and perfect trust, exactly who we are. Continue Reading

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Merry Mabon! Generous Be the Heart Within Us, Open be Our Hands to All

Blessed Mabon! As we harvest the bounty of the Goddess, let us be sure to give back, make an offering, and do good for others at every opportunity. Continue Reading

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Welcome Glad Bringer of Brightness! Blessed Ostara!

Ostara Spring rebirth

The Wheel has turned. What will you give birth to? What will you grow in your heart’s garden? Wishing you a blessed, hopeful new beginning for Ostara! Continue Reading

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Give Thanks and Praises! A Blessed Mabon and Equinox to You!

Today we celebrate the second harvest, the midpoint of the harvest season. We in the north gather in the remaining bounty of summer, and give thanks. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Blessings of Mabon, 2015

Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox by Caitlín Matthews, A CelticContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, Lovely Libra!

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower (Sun and Moon in Libra) On this date, which is also the Equinox, the Sun enters the sign of Libra, fittingly, the sign of the balanced scales. Like the scales, Libras prefer to be on an even keel. They easily tuneContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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The Final Gaia Friday: Ian Somerhalder Speaks for the Coral Reefs

Every week since before Samhain, I have been sharing a video from the Conservation International’s “Nature Is Speaking” series, and calling it Gaia Friday. Today, we conclude with Ian Somerhalder speaking on behalf of the imperiled coral reefs. It’s an especially gorgeous video, so I hope that you’ll go to full screen (click the arrowsContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of Mabon and the Autumn Equinox

Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox by Caitlín Matthews, A CelticContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Nov. 18-25, 2013: Justice

The foundation of justice is good faith. — Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 BCE Our guide for this coming week is a powerful Major Arcana card that we have not seen for several years.  The Justice card represents fairness and finding balance in all things. Justice is one of the three cardinal virtues represented in theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Thirty Days of Thanksgiving, Day 10: The Durham Farmers Market

How we eat determines to a considerable extent how the world is used…land that is in human use must be lovingly used; it requires intimate knowledge, attention and care.  ~ Wendell Berry (quoted on the Maple Spring Gardens home page)  Today is Saturday, and that means it’s time to get down to the Durham Farmers’Continue reading Continue Reading

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Equinox Blessings: Giving Thanks and Finding Balance

Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox Caitlín Matthews, A Celtic DevotionalContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, Libra!

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. ~  Dwight D. Eisenhower (Sun and Moon in Libra) On this date, which is also the Equinox, the Sun enters the sign of Libra, fittingly, the sign of the balanced scales. Like the scales, Libras prefer to be on an even keel. They easily tuneContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Mother

My thanks to dear Mariah, who shared this with me.

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The View From One of My Heroes

This is so important, folks. We are in the midst of the best opportunity for real transformation that I have seen in decades. And it comes at such a pivotal time.. we can’t afford to wait, we mustn’t turn away from this. It might be our last best hope. David Korten adds his illuminating perspectiveContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, Libra!

People deserve…the truth. They deserve honesty. The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but it’s essentially there to provide you something to face the world with. ~ Bruce Springsteen (Sun, Moon and Mercury in Libra) On this date, which is also the Equinox, the Sun enters the sign of Libra, fittingly,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The Circle of Life

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