Building a Lughnassadh/Lammas Altar

Lughnassadh tide is upon us, and it’s almost time to start celebrating the grain harvest represented by the Celtic god Lugh. In the agricultural world, the grains that sustain us are coming ripe. This is a time to celebrate corn, wheat, barley, and anything else that is coming ripe in your area. I also like…

Magickal Month- May

May was named after the Greek Maia, mother of Hermes, and oldest of the Pleiades. In Greece, she was primarily known as a mother archetype, but in the Roman version, she became connected with several other goddesses, including Bona Dea (Good Goddess), Terra (earth), Fauna (prophetic goddess of the woodlands), Magna Mater (Cybele), Ops (an…

Poem- Beltane

Beltane Beltane approaches us, boys and girls. Time to frolic, and whirl, and twirl, Around the Maypole, so strong and so tall, Symbol of the God, who fertilizes all The crops in the fields, our harvest to come, For sacrifice in fall, to feed everyone. But now we celebrate his union divine With the Goddess,…

Happy Mabon! (a quickie)

I really love all the sabbats for various reasons.  Imbolc is kind of my ‘going within’ time, where I spend time huddled up next to a fire, reading or knitting or something similar.  Samhain is fabulous, and you can’t be Pagan and dislike Samhain.  It’s just not possible.  Even Litha, though I don’t like Summer,…

Ostara feast menu

I was going to have better pics, but I used too much Veganaise on the potato salad, and Bear got creative with purple food coloring on the eggless frittata.  We’re still working on tweaking recipes for a book I’m working on called The Vegan Pagan.  🙂 Ostara Feast: * Baby spinach salad with strawberries, mushrooms,…