Blessed Imbolc, To All…

Today marks the High Holiday of Imbolc. A Blessed Imbolc, to all! This holiday is particularly important to me because I am a new daughter of Brigid and am going to be doing a dedication / initiation ceremony to her this weekend. This holiday has some pretty cool associations and history, and its the first…

Crystal Healing & Magic: Masterpost

My next series is all about crystals, inspired by recent books I’ve read (see my reviews for more details) and the guidance of my patron Goddess, Brigid. During a meditation, Brigid told me I should look to the gifts of the earth – crystals – for healing and inspiration in my path. She specifically told…

2017 Wheel of the Year Challenge

~*WHEEL OF THE YEAR CHALLENGE*~ I would like to formally extend a year-long 2017 pagan challenge to those of you who celebrate (or want to celebrate) the 8 Sabbat / Esbat days of the Wheel of the Year! Who can participate in the challenge? Anyone who wants to honor the Wheel of the Year and…

Totem Animals Series: The Fox

For my first in a series on totem or spirit animals, I have selected the cunning, sly Fox. Recently, I encountered a pair of foxes on my way home, which lead me to question the rich symbolism that accompanies spirit guides or totem animals. The Fox is most commonly known for being “sneaky.” This association…

Reflecting back on Samhain ’16

This Samhain marked the beginning of my partner and I reintegrating into a sabbat practice. It was glorious. Not only did I initiate into the Bardic Grade of the Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids, but we also performed the “solo” version of the Order’s Samhain ritual together, splitting up roles, reading together, and modifying…

Meeting Brigid

     I attended Twilight Covening, a pagan retreat in Massachusetts over the weekend of October 8th, 2016. It is a large gathering held by the organization know as the EarthSpirit Community. It is a lovely gathering that I’ve attended several times, but this time was by far the most impactful. People register for their top…