Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Time of Fertility – Building a foundation for continued growth

“A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds ate it up. Some fell on rocky ground, and when it came up, the … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Spring? – Exploring the methods of predicting its arrival

As I drove to work this morning I enjoyed seeing the beautiful white blanket of snow upon everything, but I am ready for Spring! Aren’t you? February 2nd in the Gaelic tradition is the day of the hag Cailleach.  The … Continue reading

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Happy Cross-Quarter Day – Rethinking the date of the Sabbat

Sergeant Howie: But they are … are naked. Lord Summerisle: Naturally!  It’s much too dangerous to jump through fire with your clothes on! ~ The Wicker Man The date of the upcoming Sabbat has always been confusing to me.  Why … Continue reading

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