The main message of the winter solstice is exploring the darkness and turning it into light. I have been to hell and back in the last week. I have been sick with RSV the past week and in isolation. I am still tired and coughing. However, the sun finally came out and I am goingContinue reading “Happy Winter Solstice!”
Today is the Wiccan holiday of Samhain (Halloween) midway between the autumn equinox (Mabon) and winter solstice (Yule). For Celts Samhain was a time of communion with the spirits of the dead, which are free, like the wild autumnal winds, free to roam the earth. Today, I will take my crystals into the sun forContinue reading “Happy Halloween (Samhain)”
By Mari Silva. 2022. 104 pages The ultimate to winter solstice and how it is celebrated in Wicca, Druidry, Christianity, and Paganism. Discusses similarities and differences between Christmas and Tule, yuletide symbols, lore and deities, Yule crafts and decorations, setting up a Yule altar, recipes for a Yule feast, Yule activites, customs, rituals, ceremonies spellsContinue reading “Yule”
Imbolc is a pagan celebration on February c3lebrating the 1st of February between the winter solstice and spring equinox. Discusses the relation between Candlemas and imbolc, flowers, herbs and trees associated with Imbolc, setting up an altar, recipes, family a d group practices, spells, rituals, poems, prayers, divination. Illustrations. Bibliography.
By Rebecca brayer. 2022. Simon elements ***** Excellent This informative book deals with folk medicine practiced by inhabitants of Appalachia and other regions in the United States. Includes history of folk healing in the US, starting and maintaining an herb garden for medical and healing herbs, foraging, spells, rituals and the wheel of the year.Continue reading “Wild withcraft”