Three Simple Samhain Rituals

I don’t know about everyone else, but this Halloween/Samhain season is insane.  I’m starting a new job, been invited to a couple of costume parties, and am helping with some local Samhain events.  Oi.  Making time for personal practice is going to be rough.

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Source: http://www.renegadebroadcasting.com/radio-wehrwolf-samhain-music-special-10-27-15/

Even when shit gets busy, it is so important to make time for the spiritual.  There will always be a reason to be busy: work, school, partner, kids, coven, hobbies, PTA, mothers-in-law, etc.  The point of a religious, Pagan, spiritual, whatever-you-call-it practice is that it causes you to pause and do something for yourself.  Whatever else is going on in your life, your practice will be there for you to lift you up and sustain your spirit. Continue reading

Samhain Events in New England 2015

So Mainer, Masshole, and Vermonter Pagans, Wiccans, and Witches, we seem to have a ton of events to choose from this year!  Everything from dumb suppers to psychic fairs.  A few of the events are family friendly and the ones that aren’t note that on their websites.  So don your costumes and celebrate with our community.

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Source: http://www.cornucopiacollective.com

Event planners if you don’t see your event please comment with a link to your website!  I am especially looking for events in Maine, Vermont, and Rhode Island. Continue reading

Classes, Workshops, Intensives, Oh My!

Y’all know me.  I’m pretty big on education of all forms.  As Nelson Mandela put it, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  It doesn’t just benefit one person by helping that person grow and evolve, but it also benefits an entire community by promoting cultural understanding and awareness.

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