• Magic & Witchcraft,  Real Life

    Happy Beltane! Fire, Flowers & The Birds and the Bees

    Beltane is the Celtic Pagan (and adopted by most Wiccans) spring fertility rite.  It is a celebration of LIFE  symbolized by flowers, feasting, drinking, dancing, bonfires… and what happens when you add all of those things together on a beautiful spring night. 😉  Though the Goddess is ever-present in Celtic Pagan traditions, this holiday focuses more on the God (The Sun/Fire, The Horned One, The Green Man), the male aspect of fertility (phallic symbols, anyone?), and general Spring randiness that’s probably to blame for Pagans getting such a bad rap for their “heathen ways.” LOL. It’s when the fields and livestock were blessed for a good growing season and harvest. I’m not going to detail…