The Emperor of Spring

… The Emperor represents an archetypal Leader figure, but more specifically, a Pioneer. Not merely content to head off on already established pathways, The Emperor wants to blaze new trails to the top of never-before-seen mountain peaks. Vanguard, pathfinder, explorer are all great words for the Emperor. Many Emperor cards depict a figure sitting on … Read more

That Spring Thing

Did you feel that? The shift in the temperature? The shift in the energy? Notice the daffodils, the forsythia, the tulips popping up? Spring is coming, and for many people in the Northern Hemisphere, the season marks the Earth’s return to life, expressed in hundreds of deities and archetypes, back from the land of death’s … Read more

Next Wheel of the Year Class: Ostara – Spring Equinox

SHIFTING FROM DARK TO LIGHT Uncover the deep history of this grand resurrection festival honoring the returning life of the Reawakening Earth and the Increasing Sun. The Spring Equinox marks the halfway point of our journey to Summer, and the growing light matches our increasing enthusiasm. Learn how to best harness this energy for the … Read more

Lupercalia!

My latest Patreon post is up, and it’s all about Lupercalia! For $5 a month get access to this and 3 other posts each season! http://bit.ly/2DYoV0T

Imbolc and the Quickening of Spring

Imbolc (pronounced im-bowlk) is a Gaelic word meaning “in the belly,” and for many modern Pagans, Feb. 1 is one of four Greater Sabbats, or grand holy days, marking the seasons. Imbolc (also spelled Imbolg or Immolc) acknowledges the first stirrings of spring, the profound shift away from winter and the return of light and … Read more