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

Tarot Circle: Temperance – Tarot for Samhain/Yule Season

Temperance – Into The Fire (of Enlightenment, relax) What Does The Temperance Card Represent? As we roll towards the end of Samhain and beginning of Yule seasons, The Temperance card steps forth to take over guiding our process. What comes after Death? Practitioners of religions, spiritual and magical systems, and philosophies from all over the … Read more

The Goddess of The Betrayed: Samhain Season

I’m watching the sun go down today, and I’m thinking about the paradigm shifts born out of abuse. The Goddess of the Betrayed has many children. When the Sun is at 15º Scorpio, approximately November 7th, is Solar Samhain. This is the halfway point between Mabon and Yule. In previous times, this date was the … Read more