Astrology · Crystals

Crystal Pairing – Stones to get you through the Solar Eclipse

I've been talking to many of my metaphysical friends lately, and a theme that has come up is the recent Solar Eclipse that took place on February 26th. In Astrology, solar eclipses are  transitional phases where we shed a old pattern/belief/person/lifestyle so that we can move forward towards enlightenment. Solar Eclipses are also tied to… Continue reading Crystal Pairing – Stones to get you through the Solar Eclipse

Pagan

Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc

February 1st (or 2nd according to some) is the pagan festival of Imbolc. Imbolc was practiced by the druids and was the festival of lactating sheep. It is derived from the Gaelic word, "oimelc", which means "ewe's milk". Ewes would give birth to their lambs, nursing them at this time. With the darkest days of winter… Continue reading Seven Ways to Celebrate Imbolc

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Five Imbolc Herbs that are in your Pantry

  For many centuries, herbalism has been associated with paganism and 'the craft'. Just as crystals are associated with types of energy and have their own specific properties, plants and herbs have their own attributes as well. Considering back then, they were easier to obtain than gemstones, plants and herbs were commonly used during the numerous… Continue reading Five Imbolc Herbs that are in your Pantry

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Five Ways to Celebrate Yule

  Mid-December. For us, i's the holiday season, but for nature, it's the winter solstice. The winter solstice falls around the 21st - 23rd of December. This is where the night is at its longest, and the day is at its shortest. For pagans, the Winter Solstice was to honor the return of the sun. The worst was behind them, and… Continue reading Five Ways to Celebrate Yule

Crystals · Pagan

Five Mystical Crystals to Celebrate Samhain

Samhain is a pagan festival that falls on the eve of October 31st and lasts to November 1st. Overshadowed by the modern day 'Halloween', Samhain is a tradition that predates Christianity, with roots going back to Celtic ancestry. Like many pagan festivals, it connects to the energies of the natural world. If you are sensitive… Continue reading Five Mystical Crystals to Celebrate Samhain

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Seven Ways to Celebrate Mabon (Autumn Equinox)

It's that time of year again when the leaves start transitioning from green to warm tones of red and gold. There's a nip in the wind, as the temperature begins it's slow decline. Around the 21st to the 23rd of September marks the Autumn Equinox, otherwise known as Fall. This is the midpoint between the… Continue reading Seven Ways to Celebrate Mabon (Autumn Equinox)