13 Things I am Grateful For This Mabon

With Mabon in a few days and Thanksgiving in a few weeks, looking at your life and reflecting on what makes it awesome can be an uplifting spiritual practice.  We spend so much time running around and on the go that it is easy to forget what make life so special.

During this season I have spent a lot of time really looking at my life and allowing myself to feel a deep sense of appreciate for it.  The good, the bad, everything. Continue reading

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Three Imbolc Rituals

Imbolc is one of my favorite Pagan festivals.  It is all about preparing for spring and for new possibilities.  This time of year, you will notice that the days are getting longer and while it is still cold everything is beautiful and snow covered.

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The deity associated with Imbolc is Brigid, the Celtic goddess of of inspiration, wells, the sacred flame, and healing. Continue reading

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.

Source: www.cornucopiacollective.com
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