Our Harvest Season

The last month (Wow, have I really not posted in that long? Sorry!) has proven to move along like the weeks before it. There’s been quite a lot going on around here! These last few weeks have included project work, a friend’s wedding, lots of around-the-house work, getting sick, and … Read More

My Samhain Celebration

This year my goal is to write a more personal entry for each of the eight holidays on the Wheel of the Year. In these entries I plan to write about how I will be celebrating (or have celebrated) the holiday both as a solitary practitioner, and with my family. … Read More

Mabon: Harvest of Thanksgiving

The time of the Autumnal Equinox is at hand. Today the day and night will be of equal length. We celebrate the second harvest on this day, placing fall fruits  and wine on the altar, and giving thanks for the yield of the season. Mabon is a name given to … Read More

Lughnasadh: The Harvest Begins

Today is the day of the first of three fall harvest festivals. Lughnasadh (say Loo-nah-sah) is the marker for the beginning of the harvest.  Stories tell of a woman named Tailtiu dying from exhaustion after clearing the fields of Ireland to be used to grow the crops that would sustain … Read More

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