Posts Tagged ‘ summer ’

The Summer Queen

Jun 28th, 2018 | By

  The Celtic summer begins at Beltain when the strength of the sun is powerful enough to completely dispel the frozen reach of winter. It is when the material earth soul of the goddess merges with the spiritual sun soul of the god in the Sacred Marriage (see Beltain Bride blog). Since then the planet

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Angela Paine’s summer

Jun 25th, 2018 | By

I’ve been going to WOMAD every year since it began, for many years as a programme seller, until WOMAD merchandise was taken over by new people who dispensed with our services. This year I’ve decided to go to Nuremberg instead, to stay with my friend Anjelika and attend a free world music festival. This will

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Summer Celebration with Lucya Starza

Jun 23rd, 2018 | By

Moon Books author Lucya Starza shares her thoughts on summer and celebration…. What festivals will you be attending/celebrating over the summer? Lucya: I’m not going to any public pagan camps this summer. I’m going away in August, but I want to spend the summer concentrating on my personal work and writing another book. I’m not

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Fire in the Green

Jun 20th, 2018 | By

She runs, dancing, leaping, never still. She leaps streams and swings herself around huge oak trees. She shimmies up a birch, shimmers, disappears only to reappear in the water rat ripple chasing minnows down the beck. She laughs like a waterfall; endless, falling, shattering silence and once you see past the ethereal beauty, dangerous and

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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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Beltaine Bride

May 2nd, 2018 | By

  The Flower Maiden was radiant in her light green flaxen wedding dress made by the nature spirits that came alive in the newly flourishing landscape and wore around her delicate shoulders a cloak of light blue in honour of the sky. She gently gripped a bouquet of early summer blooms, a spread of the

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