Mabon: Autumn Harvest Festival  

The Autumn Equinox, known as Mabon in Celtic lands, celebrates the second harvest, sacred mysteries, balance and the season’s changes of colour. Mabon is celebrated on the 22nd of March in the southern hemisphere. As the days get shorter we are invited into the deep mysteries of the season, while…

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The Divine Equality of Modern Feminism

( For – International Women’s Day) All are equal in the eyes of the Goddess or God. No divine presence has ever lessened the status of women. The ancient written word is subject to the culture of patriarchal societies that could not or did not want to let women fully…

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Symbols and Origins

The origins of symbols often have very long histories, some we know, and others remain cryptic. Modern brand names have borrowed from ancient history, anything that seems empowering or mysterious wins. Symbols are a part of our daily lives, but do we know the deeper meanings? Flowers are symbols for…

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WHAT EXACTLY IS A WIZARD?

A warlock may be the male version of a witch, and a sorceress may be the female equivalent of a wizard, but the later has the greater empowerment and positivity! Yes it is true, the wizard gets the esteem and glory, yet the four have similar job descriptions. Think we…

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WITCHES: HEALERS, MIDWIVES AND WISE WOMEN

In a clash between the powerful Christian Church and woman advancing themselves with education and natural medicine, thousands of women were put to death as witches. Worldwide witchcraft hysteria began around 1300AD and continued till 1750, four hundred and fifty miserable years for women. These years are now considered genocide…

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THE LAST DAYS OF AUTUMN

Autumn is a season of colour and preparation. We barely notice animals preparing for winter unless we know the signs, that of course is more obvious in snow covered continents. The crowning glory of trees in red and amber flaunt their magnificence in the last days of autumn. As winter…

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ANCESTOR WORSHIP

Is there a place for ancestor worship in modern society? For thousands of year many cultures with various beliefs celebrated the people that came before them. With elaborate ceremonies they welcomed their ancestor’s spirits back at special times of year, to let them know that they are thought of and…

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ASK AND IT SHALL APPEAR – MANIFESTATION IN 2018

Through religion and good manners people are taught that asking for something is an uncouth sin that should not be uttered. It’s no wonder that so many suffer in silence when others are willing to share. This is of course bad for manifesting the things you want in your life.

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BELTANE: SPRING FERTILITY FESTIVAL

I’ve often thought the pagan nature festival Beltane, could be celebrated by any group, family or individual regardless of their preferred spiritual beliefs. What better to revere than the natural world around us? The area we live in gives us food, water and shelter; our eco-system lets us breathe, survive…

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THE GODDESS MOVEMENT

My primary school aged daughter recently asked me what a goddess is after watching a television commercial. It’s not always easy explaining the spiritual or moments of growth and empowerment to the very young, but what a wonderful question! The young ladies version: You are a goddess; you are beautiful,…

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