Beltane ~ An Ancient Fire Festival of Optimism

In the midst of spring it becomes time to celebrate the earth’s richness and fertility in the ancient fire festival Beltane. Beltane is typically observed on May 1st. There are many different ways Beltane can be celebrated, rituals all have a common thread of fertility. It represents the intimate union of mother earth with the fertility god which…

Call for Submissions – Faerie Ring Workshops Sunset Campout 2015

Submission Deadline: June 2, 2015 Since its inception, the Sunset Campout Faerie Ring, located on the grass across from the Belden Town Lodge, has served as a communal space to relax, breathe, reconnect and experience a little campout magic. In recent years, it has quickly evolved into an area hosting yoga, meditation and creative conscious…

The Blood Moon, April 4 2015

Full moon, total lunar eclipse this weekend, also known as the blood moon. This is the third eclipse in an 18 month tetrad. The process in the upcoming days is aligning us to find more harmony and balance in our lives. We are becoming more vibrationally tuned to the frequency that Earth is vibrating at, and many…

The Spring Equinox & the Sunset Season Opener

The Spring Equinox is a time for renewal, sewing seeds and fertility. It is the day when feminine and masculine energies unite in sacred union. We celebrate the change of seasons, the balance of light and dark, yin and yang, and the return of new life. Rituals you can perform for the Spring Equinox include symbolically planting…

The Faerie Rites and a Blessed Imbolc

We had a lovely Imbolc honoring the fae goddess Saint Brighid! We designed an altar in her honor, lit sacred candles, burned a sacred fire, planted the seeds of the hawthorne tree and were bestowed with the gift of a new ritual for us, to gift the Faerie Rites to others. It was a magical,…

Imbolc Blessings

Imbolc, celebrated February 1st, marks the middle of Winter and holds the promise of Spring.  It is a time of spiritual purification and dedication, and new beginnings. Build a sacred fire, light an altar of candles, reflect and honor your vows and the spiritual commitments you’ve made. Enter your temple of light. Imbolc is also called Saint Brighid’s…

How We Honor Samhain ~ Halloween

For many people Halloween is a time of year to get dressed up in costume, carve pumpkins, go trick or treating, and go out and party. But for some of us, it marks a very magical and blessed time of year. To those who practice our way, it’s Samhain, a festival to mark the harvest…

How to Celebrate Fall ~ Autumn Equinox

Originally posted on Living Fae:
It’s that time year, when summer has ended, the leaves are changing color and falling, and day and night are once again in balance. Autumn equinox is upon us. If you are in the southern hemisphere it’s your spring, where you plant the seeds for something new. But here in the…