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Faith, Hope, and Charity: WINGS for Late Autumn, 2017

In this season of harvest celebrations, giving thanks, and gearing up for the holidays, we must act on behalf of those not enjoying a time of plenty. 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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Wishing You a Bountiful and Very Happy Day of Thanksgiving

Whether you are celebrating American Thanksgiving today or not, I wish you a very happy day for counting blessings joyful times with loved ones. 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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Every Day Is Sacred: The Opiconsivia

Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. Epicurus (341-271 BCE) Every Day is Sacred: August 25 Today is the celebration of the Opiconsivia, honoring the Roman Goddess of abundance, Ops (also known as Opis). Already considered an ancient deity by the Romans, She is the consort of the God, Saturn andContinue reading Continue Reading

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Dancing and Giving Thanks at Lughnasadh

The Song of Lughnasadh I am the sovereign splendor of creation, I am the fountain in the courts of bliss, I am the bright surrender of the willpower, I am the watchful guardian and the kiss. I am the many-colored landscape, I am the transmigration of the geese, I am the burnished glory of theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Full (Pisces) Harvest Moon!

There’s a full moon risin’ Let’s go dancin’ in the light; We know where the music’s playin’ Let’s go out and feel the night. Because I’m still in love with you I want to see you dance again. Because I’m still in love with you, On this harvest moon. ~ Neil Young, Harvest Moon ComeContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Joyful Lughnasadh!

The Song of Lughnasadh I am the sovereign splendor of creation, I am the fountain in the courts of bliss, I am the bright surrender of the willpower, I am the watchful guardian and the kiss. I am the many-colored landscape, I am the transmigration of the geese, I am the burnished glory of theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Autumn Equinox and Second Harvest

Once more the liberal year laughs out O’er richer stores than gems or gold: Once more with harvest song and shout Is nature’s boldest triumph told. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier Today is the Equinox, taken from the Latin for “equal night.” It is the Autumnal equinox in the northern hemisphere, and the Spring equinox belowContinue reading Continue Reading

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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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Blessings of the Aries Full Moon: The Harvest Moon

I am dashing out the door this stormy morning, heading to Raleigh for readings all day at Dancing Moon (call 919-833-8081 if you’d like an appointment!).  But I wanted to share these unique perspectives on today’s momentous Full Moon.  May the winds of change bring us the courage and release we most need, may ourContinue reading Continue Reading

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Poetry for the First Harvests

Harvests are best gathered during the energies following the Full Moon.  So for a kind of lunar Lughnasadh, I offer one of my favorites by the glorious Mary Oliver.  Blessed be. Little Summer Poem Touching the Subject of Faith by Mary Oliver Every summer I listen and look under the sun’s brass and even intoContinue reading Continue Reading

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Mabon Blessings! Welcome Autumn!

Once more the liberal year laughs out O’er richer stores than gems or gold: Once more with harvest song and shout Is nature’s boldest triumph told. – John Greenleaf Whittier Tonight at 11:09 Eastern time, we cross into the time of perfect balance, the Equinox, taken from the Latin for “equal night.” This is theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of Lughnassadh!

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 Lughnassadh (pronounced “LOO-nahs-ah”) or the Anglo-Saxon “Lammas,” is one of the Greater SabbatsContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of Lughnassadh Eve

When in still air and still in summertime A leaf has had enough of this, it seems To make up its mind to go; fine as a sage Its drifting in detachment down the road. — Howard Nemerov, Threshold This is the eve of Lughnassadh, also called Lammas in the Christian revision of the PaganContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Blessed Celtic New Year

I can see the lights in the distance Trembling in the dark cloak of night Candles and lanterns are dancing, dancing A waltz on All Souls Night. — Loreena Mckennitt The Wheel of Time turns, and we are now in the magical period that ancient Celts and modern Witches call Samhain. Traditionally celebrated on Halloween,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Mabon Blessings – We Celebrate the Equinox!

Once more the liberal year laughs out O’er richer stores than gems or gold: Once more with harvest song and shout Is nature’s boldest triumph told. — John Greenleaf Whittier Today is the Equinox, taken from the Latin for “equal night.” It is the Autumnal equinox in the northern hemisphere, and the Spring equinox belowContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday to Virgo!

Virgo © Susan Seddon BouletThe Sun enters the sign of Virgo today! According to some traditions, we now enter into the Month of Isis, and the richest time of the creative and healing power of the Divine Feminine. We now enter in earnest the harvest season. Earthy Virgo is symbolized by the ear of wheatContinue reading Continue Reading

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Sunday Poetry: Bacchus

Bacchusby Ralph Waldo Emerson Bring me wine, but wine which never grewIn the belly of the grape,Or grew on vine whose tap-roots, reaching throughUnder the Andes to the Cape,Suffer no savor of the earth to scape. Let its grapes the morn saluteFrom a nocturnal root,Which feels the acrid juiceOf Styx and Erebus;And turns the woeContinue reading Continue Reading

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