Yule Livestream: Six Week Guide to The Long Night

WINTER SOLSTICE The Sun now approaches its lowest point on The Wheel. At Yule, even The Sun dies. But like many deities, Death is not The End, and after three days, a miracle takes place. This Quarter-Day festival season known by Pagans, Heathens, and Witches as Yule. But it is recognized by nearly every belief … 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

Lughnasadh Livestream: A Six Week Guide to First Harvest

THE FIRST HARVEST The Wheel of the Year continues to turn for Pagans 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 with skills like crafting, fighting, musical … Read more

Wheel of the Year: Litha – Pagans Celebrate the Longest Day of the Year

Litha, aka the Summer Solstice, is almost here—time to get naked and light a big fire. Summer and the Summer Solstice are finally here! Also called Midsummer, Summer Solstice marks the high point of the sun’s arc across the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. At Litha we are treated to the longest days and the … Read more

Podcast: Beltane Season Gemini New Moon Solar Eclipse!

Spinning The Wheel Podcast Hello heathens and welcome to Spinning the Wheel podcast. I’m Meagan Angus and in this episode we’re going to be working with the Beltane Season Gemini New Moon Solar Eclipse. This is Lunar Week 17, for those who are collecting the whole set. This week we will be Looking at the … Read more