Imbolc Meditation: A Journey to Brigid’s Forge

Imbolc has several themes worth contemplating...the first stirrings of life under the sleeping earth, the Goddess as she changes from Crone to Maiden, cleansing and purification, the growing power of the Sun, the lengthening days, the germination of seeds both literal and metaphorical...all of these add to the magic of this cross-quarter sabbat. We honor … Continue reading Imbolc Meditation: A Journey to Brigid’s Forge

Season of the Dark Goddess: Balance and Integration at Mabon

Autumn arrives slowly here on the Georgia coast. It is a couple of days before Mabon, and everything is still quite lush and green. Temperatures remain in the 80s, and it would be easy to pretend that summer is eternal…but I have always been infatuated with fall. I long for crisp mornings, thick fog, turning … Continue reading Season of the Dark Goddess: Balance and Integration at Mabon

This Year’s Samhain Message: Do the Work

Samhain feels different this year.  Maybe it’s because I’m more focused on the depth of this holiday and less interested in the festivities—not that I don’t love pumpkin carving, costumes, and the revelry that accompanies cooler weather.  I enjoy all of those things, and by now, my house would normally be a visual tribute to autumn … Continue reading This Year’s Samhain Message: Do the Work