It's time to celebrate another Sabbat on the Wheel of the Year. Neopagans celebrate Beltane on April 30th into May 1st in the Northern Hemisphere and on October 31st into November 1st in the Southern Hemisphere. Traditionally, this Sabbat begins and ends at sunset. Photo by Vlad Bagacian on Pexels.com The season of Beltane has arrived. In many traditions, … Continue reading Happy Beltane
Wheel of the Year: Imbolc
Imbolc is the third sabbat holiday, using Samhain as the starting point for the beginning of the Pagan new year. We celebrate this sabbat between January 31st and February 2nd. Imbolc is found at the midway point between the Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. In many regions, it was regarded as a season unto itself, … Continue reading Wheel of the Year: Imbolc
The Wheel of the Year
Holiday Vectors by Vecteezy Happy New Year! This year, I want to explore the Pagan Wheel of the Year, the Sabbats, folk traditions, and Wicca. Much of this research finds its way into my stories and poetry. I hope it will inspire you, as well. The Wheel of the Year is a circle and has … Continue reading The Wheel of the Year
Happy Solstice Blessings
return of the sun winter solstice blessings flow spread some love and joy © Colleen M. Chesebro Celebrate the winter solstice at Stonehenge
Mother’s Night – December 20th
Come, celebrate Mother's Night with me... It's the eve of the winter solstice and on this night we honor our female ancestors, including the goddess, who will rebirth the sun tomorrow. Paying homage to our female ancestors can be as easy as lighting a candle and saying a prayer of thanks. I have held a … Continue reading Mother’s Night – December 20th
Mia Feroleto and Chief Henry Red Cloud Interviewed by Abby Martin
Per Laura Bruno blog: “…This is a disturbing but important post. Though difficult to fathom, some kind of karmic reckoning will take place one way or another. The more of us who recognize and shift these energies, the less need there will be for all of America to experience this level of occupation and destruction…” Please read the rest of the post on Laura’s Blog. 🙏🏻
This is a disturbing but important post. Though difficult to fathom, some kind of karmic reckoning will take place one way or another. The more of us who recognize and shift these energies, the less need there will be for all of America to experience this level of occupation and destruction.
I can only say with a tearful and compassionate heart that I, for one, am deeply sorry for the actions of aggressors at the Wounded Knee massacre. We cannot change what happened in the past, but we can hold accountable the current Board Members at the Barre Museum. We can insist on the repatriation of human remains and sacred artifacts. “Just following orders” is no excuse. We must each face the demons in our own hearts and minds, and find the power to move forward in new ways, beyond the victim/abuser cycle.
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Happy Moonology October!
As many of you know, I love the month of October! Samhain is my favorite holiday. For me, it's more than Halloween decorations and handing out candy to the kids in my neighborhood. It's the start of a new year for Pagans. This year, I'm determined to explore the Wheel of the Year in more … Continue reading Happy Moonology October!