Here in the northern hemisphere, Mabon, the Autumn Equinox, is almost upon us, but for our southern hemisphere friends, it is time for the Spring Equinox/Ostara. To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up our best rituals, spells, books, and more!
An Ostara Sabbat Ritual for One: Celebrate Ostara with a ritual to welcome the light and leave the dark behind.
Brighten Your Ostara by Bringing Balance to Your Life: Use these ideas to rejuvenate and balance your emotions, finding new joy in the process.
Ostara: A Time to Recreate Yourself: Ostara, that magical time of renewal and balance, is just around the corner. Use this magical time
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Mallorie Vaudoise, author of Honoring Your Ancestors.
As an animist, I experience the world as alive with spirits. I see the intelligence of animals, plants, and stars.
Because the world is alive with spirits, we don't need to go out looking for them. There are spirits all around us. For most of us, having a good relationship with just three types of spirits is necessary and sufficient for a healthy existence in the animist ecosystem.
1. Your Own Spirit.
Hey, we're spirits, too—spirits who chose to experience human incarnation. The closer in touch you are with your own spirit, the more of those vital experiences you get to
Here in the northern hemisphere, Lammas/Lughnasadh, the first of the harvest festivals, is almost upon us, but for our southern hemisphere friends, it is time for the Imbolc/Candlemas. To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up our best rituals, spells, books, and more!
Using the Tarot for Sabbats and Esbats: Imbolc: Celebrate Imbolc with a spread and other tarot-inspired ideas.
Ritual: An Imbolc Celebration: Use this Imbolc ritual to release old wounds in order to create fertile soil for new ideas and possibilities.
Traveling Deeper with the Wheel of the Year: We are all familiar with the Wheel of the Year and its celebrations. But what if
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Joann van der Hoeven, author of Book of Hedge Druidry.
Being a Hedge Druid is all about connecting to the world around you—not just this physical world, but also the Otherworld that lies alongside and overlaps this one. It is about learning where we fit in the world, where we belong, what our place is in the ecosystem. Once we have found our place, we can then work to the benefit of the whole, much like the trees, the nettles, the beetles and the geese. It is about living as naturally as possible, and that means not only being authentic, but also living as close to nature as you can within your own environment. It's about knowing what