Category: Pagan Festivals

My Samhain Altar

Here is a photo of my Samhain sacred space. There is a rabbit skin for the sacrifice of animals for humans to eat to sustain them through the winter; a Bear entering the Crone’s Cave; a bog wood Raven amulet; Black Obsidian for scrying… Continue Reading “My Samhain Altar”

Samhain Blessings!

May the Crone protect you and bring you wisdom as you wonder through the dark, decay of the winter. For more information and thoughts on the festival of Samhain please click here https://mintlawholisticcentre.com/samhain/

Mabon Altar

My personal seasonal Altar for Mabon/Alban Elfed/Autumn Equinox

Mabon Blessings

May the Bounty of the Goddess and the Sacrifice of the God Balance and Guide you!

Third thoughts on the Mabon/Alban Elfed

There are many activities that are appropriate for this time of the year. Do any of them call to you? Things to do to connect with this festival. celebrate your abundance/harvest collect seeds – mine are packaged and labelled cook with seasonal produce de-clutter… Continue Reading “Third thoughts on the Mabon/Alban Elfed”

Second thoughts on Mabon/Alban Elfed

This festival is usually celebrated between 20th-23rd September and celebrates the second harvest of fruits and vegetables. The grain harvest being gathered since Lughnasadh (Lammas) is safely in and is now joined by an abundance of fruit and vegetables. The Goddess is in her… Continue Reading “Second thoughts on Mabon/Alban Elfed”

Third thoughts on Beltane

Things to do There are many things to do that are appropriate at this time.  Here are some suggestions, obviously some things will need to be adapted for the current situation, but let your imagination go! Ask for the blessings of one of the… Continue Reading “Third thoughts on Beltane”

Second thoughts on Beltane

The Goddess in Her Maiden Aspect Beltane is the time when the goddess chooses her mate and weds him, thus granting him sovereignty.  It is always the Goddess/Queen who gives sovereignty to the God-King.  There are many stories of a Goddess/Queen being fought over… Continue Reading “Second thoughts on Beltane”

First thoughts on Beltane

30th April – 2nd May   The word Beltane is from ‘Bel’ meaning ‘the bright one’ and ’teine meaning ‘fire’; together meaning ‘the fire of the Bright One (the Sun)’.  It is the last of the three Spring festivals, after Imbolc and Ostara, and… Continue Reading “First thoughts on Beltane”

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