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
Summer Solstice Litha celebrates the high point of the Sun’s journey. For folks in the Northern Hemisphere, we see this in long days filled with heat and light. And short nights, filled with heat and stars. For some Witches, Pagans, and Heathens, the death of the Oak King, and the rise of the Holly King. … Read more
Where Ostara embraces symbols of Nature’s return to life and the vitality of the flora and fauna world, Beltane brings that focus to the world of humans. Sex and sexuality are at the forefront of much of this Sabbats symbolism.
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
Yule – The Long Night The Wheel of the Year continues to turn with the great Quarter Sabbat Yule, also known as Winter Solstice. MIDWINTERJULMODRESNACHT WHAT IS YULE? Before there was Christmas, there was Yule. The Quarter-Day festival season known to Pagans, Heathens, and Witches as Yule is recognized by nearly every belief system, philosophy … Read more