From September, 2016

Sowing Seeds In September

The feeling of hysterical blindness was running rampant last week as the Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse in Pisces left no eye dry and wounds reopened. Like Persephone or Alice in Wonderland, I felt as if I was descending into a frightening abyss only to wake up to even more confusion and endless tears. Luckily this week ushers in a whole new season and a chance for emotional equilibrium with the Autumn Equinox or Mabon this Thursday Sept. 22nd as well as the planet Mercury stationing direct. Mabon is a lesser Sabbat in modern Wicca where autumnal delights are celebrated…

Magic Rites Between The Eclipses

As we enter the final 2 weeks of August, I’m submerging myself into a wondrous time and space to work magic between the eclipses. Currently we are in the midst of the season of Lammas, the ancient Celtic holiday was celebrated on the 1st of August. Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is the first harvest of the year and the beginning of the end of summer. The hot nights are starting to grow shorter as wheat, corn and a variety of vegetables are ready to be gathered and stored for winter use. Lammas lore tells of a time when the God of…