Beltane is the last of the three spring fertility festivals (preceded by Imbolc and Ostara) and is regarded as one of the most important Sabbats of the year. Landing midway between the spring equinox and midsummer solstice this cross-quarter festival traditionally marked the arrival of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The veil between worlds is… Read More Wheel of the Year: Beltane
The sexiest fire festival is upon us. This is a time to celebrate fertility, creativity and love! Here are a few Beltane Correspondences I look to as I consider how I will honor this day… Beltane Ideas: Check out more Beltane ideas here.
Winter Solstice marks the beginning of winter season and is one of the oldest known winter celebration. It is the longest night and the shortest day of the year. The days have been getting shorter and now we can celebrate the sun as it returns from the period of darkness.
To some, as soon as they think of the wheel of the year, they imagine dark pagan rituals on summer solstices along with black magic and other things that go bump in the night. And yes it is true that the official Wheel of the Year calendar and its dates were settled by those in