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The Celebration of Ostara

Ostara    Yesterday was the first day of spring and the celebration of the old Germanic Goddess Ostara. She was called Eostre in Old English and the early, pre-Christian Anglo-Saxons celebrated her during the month of April. She represents fertility … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 I rarely make any kind of resolutions in the New Year, since I have been known to forget to do them pretty quickly after the event. I think most people are like that. So why … Continue reading

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Sorting Out Life

Sorting Out Life I was recently contacted by an old friend—old as in long-time not elderly—who passed on some information about a mutual one. This other person had recently died of cancer. Since I have had my own bout with … Continue reading

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What is Hedgewytchery?

  What is Hedgewytchery? When I see the term ‘Witch’ in print and hear that certain people refer to themselves as a ‘Witch’, I tend to think ‘religion’ in my mind—though that might not be true for everyone. When I … Continue reading

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Samhain: AKA Hallowe’en

Samhain Samhain is one of the four Celtic or Gaelic festivals celebrated every year. The other three are Imbolc, Beltane and Lughnasadh. (There’s a mittfull for you.)Samhain falls on what would now be called Hallowe’en, which is kind of a … Continue reading

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Garden Towers

  We have a small garden space where we live. We actually reside in a one bedroom apartment with a porch at the second storey level. It has a magnificent north view of the mountains so it’s really nice. But … Continue reading

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Yule

                        The Yule Sabbath began on December 21st, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.             In the old traditions of some, it is the time … Continue reading

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