Imbolc: The Pagan Quickening of Winter

Thoughts on Imbolc and the Perseverance of Hope The last six-ish weeks of Winter is known as Imbolc or Candlemas. There is a feeling, an impulse rustling at the edge of crocus buds jutting, verdant, out of the frosty ground. You catch it in the sudden song of returning robins, something offbeat, upbeat, swift. Like … Read more

Yule, and Heading Off Into the Dark of Winter

Winter Solstice marks the official threshold of a journey undertaken by Witches, Pagans, Heathens and other polytheists all over the planet, and shared by all of our ancestors going back to the deepest reaches of memory and time. Because of a random 23 degree tilt to our planet, we experience our four seasons. A deep … Read more

Talking About the Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction with Aquarian Spirals

I happy to report that I’ve had another incredible chat with Amanda from Aquarian Spirals – this time, about this once-in-a-lifetime conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. We talk about what makes this conjunction so special, how it ties in to the annual symbology of Yule, and ways we might see these themes play out in … Read more

Mabon Sky Guide: Wheel of the Year 2020

Hello Pagans and Witches! Here is your Mabon Season Sky Guide! All throughout the Fall Season we have the Taurids meteor showers in the background, long with the Orionids and the Draconids. These are the perfect compliment to all the lamp-lighting holidays we observe around the world at this time of year. Folks wanting to … Read more

Virtual Pagan Pride 2020

So much cool stuff is happening online this week it’s… magickal! Starting around 1992 and officially canonized by 1998, Pagan Pride is a relatively modern festival celebrated annually around the world. Ranging in size from backyard cookout to city-wide festival, Pagan Pride centers education, community work, and celebration of identity. Here in the Puget Sound … Read more