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Mischief and Magic On The Eve of Beltane

Gimmicks, bonfires and what witches do, the Eve of Beltane or May Day is upon us. To add to the energetic pandemonium, 5 planets, Jupiter, Pluto, Mars, Saturn and now Mercury are all retrograding in the sky, giving us the optical illusion and palpable fear that all we have set forth will now come to a screeching halt. What auspicious timing; the art of witchcraft and one of its’ most potent holidays is here and instead of running away from the onslaught of energies why not face the bonfire with gusto and jump in. The cultural mythology and true magical…

Samhain Season; Honoring and Releasing Daily Deaths

All Hallows’ Eve is upon on this weekend and so begins the uniquely American tradition of “being wicked” for an evening (or an entire weekend) as we are allowed to indulge ourselves with high fructose corn syrup, vampire teeth and pregnant nun costumes. I adore Halloween for it’s mischievous revelry, a night that encourages total freedom to become an instrument of terror becoming the “trick” as an ultimate prankster or a “treat” transcending into the fantastical divine. What does your costume say about you this year? Halloween has its roots planted in the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain that was…

Card of the Day: Queen of Wands. As Imbolc fires of purification approach, the spirit of Brigid’s flames appear all around. Dancing in a wave of orange beauty, release, relax, replenish!