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Three Rituals for Ostara

March 23, 2020 8:06 pm Published by

The spring equinox, also called Ostara, takes place around March 20th each year. This sabbat marks the day when dark and light are in equal balance. After Ostara, we have more light each day and less darkness as we build up to the peak of the sun at the summer solstice. These rituals are great to perform anytime between the Ostara and Beltane. The Earth is beginning to get warmer and more fertile each day. Associated with the maiden aspect of the triple goddess, Ostara is a time of new life, fertility, balance and harmony, birth, manifestation, and innocent, child-like... Continue Reading

6 Ways to Align Yourself with the Energy of Imbolc

January 28, 2020 5:50 pm Published by

Imbolc is a sabbat on the Wheel of the Year that happens on February 1st. At Imbolc, the Earth is beginning to wake up and we celebrate the approaching return of spring. We are through the hardest and darkest part of the winter, and we begin to prepare ourselves to direct our energy outwards again in the lighter part of the year to come. The word Imbolc means “in the belly” – offering us the promise of hope, renewal, of the awakening of the Earth again.  Imbolc is also deeply associated with the Celtic triple goddess Brigid and her sacred... Continue Reading