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Honeysuckle: A Flower for May

May 20th, 2018 | By

What a sweet name, conjuring images of bees and summer and jewel-like flowers dripping with nectar, while butterflies gorge themselves on the sugary goodness. According to sacredwicca.com, honeysuckle is a Beltane flower, which makes sense as I remember the intricate blooms beginning to open in my grandparents’ yard around this time of year. We would

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Magical Things I Did This Beltane

May 16th, 2018 | By

Magic comes to us all in different ways, from a whisper on the wind to the greatest transformative experience. This Beltane was a relatively quiet affair with family, so today I’m reflecting on how magic came to me this May Day. These are the things that changed me in ways big and small, or simply

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My Affirmations for May

May 12th, 2018 | By

From Beltane to June, I’m keeping the fires of the May Day festivities hot by repeating some affirmations that mean a great deal to me this year. I’m very focused on keeping good people close to me and showing them how much they’re appreciated, and I’m also learning more and more about the power and

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part Two

Apr 3rd, 2018 | By

He is kind, In the face of bullies He is kind He says he is joining in He grabs the girl’s coat they have stolen He gives it back to her He is a hero But that isn’t why he did it He likes the girl He is kind He wants to see her smile.

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Hekate Einalian Set to Music

Mar 30th, 2018 | By

You may remember that I recently posted some devotional words I had written for Hekate Einalian, Oceanic Hekate. If not, you can read them here. The story behind this is as follows: I had been invited, along with my family, at very short notice, to embark on a sea trip to the continent. I felt

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part One

Mar 10th, 2018 | By

Great black wings Beating at my back Keeping me on track Pulling up the slack So I am not I fight, The black hyenas Of the mind When I find They are chewing The carcass Of my motivation I pray to the Morrígan For she knows how to transform Into the beast that is needed

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My Green Heart

Feb 28th, 2018 | By

The #showthelove campaign is close to my already green heart. Climate change is real, it’s happening, and people need to be engaged. Making a green heart was just one way of showing solidarity with all the other people, not just in the UK but around the world, who are dedicated to making a difference. It

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Brigid’s Day

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Brigid, who is also known as Persephone Rises like an epiphany From the womb of Winter’s death. Imbolc, celebrated at the start of February; roughly half way between winter solstice and spring equinox (in the Northern hemisphere anyway- in the southern hemisphere this would be around the start of August, around the time we are

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Hekate Einalian Devotional

Jan 20th, 2018 | By

Hekate Einalian Thank you for safe passage You showed your power The ship shook with rage With passion With strength With joy The waves crashed in Just the right places Making the smooth crossing A hectic horror For those with seasickness Even some who had Never suffered previously Clutched their twisting tummies But the cabin

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Blue Moon?

Jan 12th, 2018 | By

Image: Seasonal Blue Moon of November 2010 by Astroval1, via Wikimedia Commons. Many say that January’s second full moon, on the 31st, will be a blue moon. This uses the definition that a blue moon is the second full moon within a single calendar month. However, the original definition of a blue moon was different,

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