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The Date of the First Quarter – Is Imbolc a Lunar Sabbat?

Before wristwatches and the modern calendar, people determined the date by looking at the moon and/or the sun.  A day consisted of a night and a day (in that order according to the Celts), the month was divided up based on … Continue reading

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Defining Paganism

A common joke among Pagans is that if you ask four Pagans to define what Paganism is, you will get five answers. “Religion,” is derived from the Latin root, ligere, which means “to connect.”  During my studies of Paganism, one … Continue reading

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The May Pole

The origins of the May Pole lie forever hidden in an impenetrable mist of pagan rituals and pre-Christian history. The Maypole and the dance around it is often regarded a major symbol of spring’s reawakening of sexuality found throughout nature.  … Continue reading

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The Power of Rabbits

In his book, Animal Speak, Ted Andrews says, “Studying the traits, habitats, and surroundings of any animal can give one an insight into its spiritual significance.” Female Rabbits can bear a new litter every 28 days and is connected in … Continue reading

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The Allure of Candles

The National Candle Association states that candles are used in seven out of ten U.S. households and that the majority of candle users use their candle within a week of purchase. Nine out of ten candle users say they use … Continue reading

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