Posts Tagged ‘ Beltane ’

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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The Eildon Tree

May 21st, 2017 | By

Spikes spear the sky; a crown of thorns Exchanged for a crown of flowers As May Day comes with wind and sun; With eerie Faerie powers.   Thomas walked beneath the tree He met a lady fair With velvet cloak and oak green shirt Riding a milky mare.   She tempts with words and tempts

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Jack and the Queen: The Maypole

May 1st, 2015 | By

by Mabh Savage Just before the spring equinox my best friend and I went away to Nottinghamshire. On our way back from a delightful trek around Sherwood forest, we stopped in a tiny village called Wellow. Wellow consists of a few houses, a couple of very old, very nice pubs and standing proud in the

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Beltane Eve

Apr 30th, 2015 | By

By Halo Quin Wood smoke coiling overhead, melding with the music dripping from a flute as the pagans file down to the sacred site. Beltane eve, invited to the enchanted realm… roses twining around us, scarlet and ivory blossoms declaring the edge of our world and theirs… a time of no time, a place of

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