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

Lughnasadh – A Six Week Guide to Pagan First Harvest

Lughnasadh – The First Harvest The Wheel of the Year continues to turn with the great Cross-Quarter Sabbat Lughnasadh, also known as Lammas. What Is Lughnasadh?Named for the Irish God Lugh, this holiday marks the 1/2 way point between Summer Solstice and Fall Equinox. Lugh is a Storm and Sun God with skills like crafting, … Read more

This Is Samhain – Witch’s New Year – The Blood Harvest

Halloween. The word conjures images of caramel apples, jack-o’-lanterns, costumes, and of course all things “spooky.” This is one of those holidays that, try as the Catholic church may have, it never could separate from its Pagan roots. Another name for Halloween is Samhain—usually pronounced “sow-iyn”—and, for many folks who identify as Pagan, like Witches … Read more

Growing Death

Using The Death Card to Find Our Way at Samhain As we begin the long slow descent into Winter, we go through a tremendous transformation. Think of the person you are in January. How you eat. How you sleep. How you dress. How you move and stretch, and why. What is your relationship to heat … Read more

Lughnasadh – First Harvest

The Next Wheel of the Year class is July 25th! The Wheel of the Year series continues to turn with the great Cross-Quarter Sabbat Lughnasadh, also known as Lammas. Named for the Irish God Lugh, this holiday marks the 1/2 way point between Summer Solstice and Fall Equinox. Lugh is a Storm and Sun God … Read more