Magic & Witchcraft, Real Life

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

sistersBeltane 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 the history of it – you can read more about it here if you want. Continue reading “Happy Beltane! Fire, Flowers & The Birds and the Bees”

Announcements, Astrology, Mystic Monday, Real Life

The Chaos Before Balance

I have been remiss at blogging lately.  A lot of things have been shifting and realigning around me, and when that happens, I’ve learned to just let go of the reins and trust that balance will return.  It makes sense that life would feel chaotic right now.

We are approaching a major astrological power-punch.  This year, the new moon (time to set intentions, manifest, create) in March is not only a supermoon (one of 6 times this year where the moon is as close as it can get to earth), but it also falls on the Spring Equinox.  This rare trifecta is also occurring just as the moon is completing its dance around the zodiac and leaves the last degree of Pisces.  This has astrologers buzzing about BIG THINGS about to happen, on a global, community, and personal level. Continue reading “The Chaos Before Balance”