Category Archives for "Wicca"
It’s the Winter Solstice! This is one of my favorite holy days, because it symbolizes the power of light over darkness and proves that life is eternal. In the middle of winter, it’s dark and it’s cold where I live. The trees are all bare, the plants have all withered, and the grass is covered […]Discover More
Samhain (sow’-en or sometimes sow-een’) is not Halloween. It’s the old Celtic cross-quarter date on which Halloween is loosely based. The ancient Celts divided their year according to astronomical cycles. They recognized, (we think): The Winter Solstice, Spring Equinox, Summer Solstice, and Autumn Equinox as the 4 quarters of the year, and the dates halfway in between […]Discover More
Ohhhhh, I love this morning. It feels as if last night’s spectacular sunset ushered in the change. After a week of mid-to-high 80s, warm water for swimming, afternoons so hot we had to do our outdoor things in the mornings and evenings, the change has come. It dropped cool, into the high 40s overnight here […]Discover More
This is my promised follow up to last week’s 3 Steps to Successful Wish-Making, in which I’ll teach you how to easily and quickly ritualize your wishing. When you launch a desire, it’s a thought on its way to becoming thing. Any time you focus on your wish in a positive way, you add […]Discover More
Wishes are real, just as we believed they were when we were children. This post isn’t a metaphor. This is the science of how to make wishes come true. A wish is our heart’s desire, our soul’s yearning, our most delicious dream. It might be for something we want to have; a physical thing […]Discover More
It’s been a long winter, and while it was mild a lot, and brutal a little, it always seems to get awfully heavy around this time of year. And then it happens. Just when it seems darkest, just when 3 feet of snow have fallen and the past few days have been the coldest of […]Discover More
You might not be aware that there is a holiday just for artists and writers, but there is and it’s today. Today, the exact halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal (Spring) Equinox is one of the four most powerful holy days of the year. “In-between” times and places (midnight and noon, dawn […]Discover More