Vegan Recipe Roundup for Samhain

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Samhain

Oh, the Witches New Year! This is my favorite Sabbat and we spend a month in preparation for the big celebration. Of course, we combine it with the festivities of Halloween, and why not? It feels like the whole world is aware that the veil between worlds is thinning, the light half of the year is ending and the winter […]

The Wheel of the Year: Samhain

The Wheel of the Year: Samhain

Samhain is a major Sabbat for the Witches and generally recognized as our most holy of days. This cross-quarter festival celebrates the Witches New Year and end of the summer season. It marks the end of the Goddess’ reign and welcomes back the return of the Lord of the Underworld who will protect and guide us through the dark Winter […]

Sacred Self-Care in the Autumn Season

Sacred Self-Care in the Autumn Season

Autumn is the season of bringing our lives back into harmony and balance.  The expansive energy of summer is beginning to settle and we have reached the height of the harvest. Traditionally, this has always been a time to gather in celebration and give thanks as we harvest the bounty of our hard work. It is a great time to […]

Libra Moon Phase Journal Prompts

Libra Moon Phase Journal Prompts

The Moon transits through Libra when the lunar sky path crosses through the seventh sector of the zodiac, which is located in the constellation of Libra, between <180° – 210°. Moon in Libra makes us desire harmony and balance while increasing our need to express our emotions. Now is the time for finding solutions to problems as both the advantages […]

The Wheel of the Year: Mabon

The Wheel of the Year: Mabon

Now is the time of the Autumn Equinox, traditionally celebrated as the second harvest festival, or Sabbat of the Fall Feast (midway between Lammas and Samhain). Twin to the Spring Equinox it’s a time of balance again, only now we move from light into darkness on or around September 22. This time is known as the Mother readying herself to become the […]

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Mabon

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Mabon

Mabon is the second of our fall harvest festivals and the foods available at this time of year are fresh and abundant. Oftentimes referred to as the “Pagan Thanksgiving” this is a wonderful time to cook up a harvest feast for family, friends, or neighbors. Traditional foods of the season include breads and grains, autumn vegetables such as onions, potatoes, […]

Lammas Gratitude Ritual

Lammas Gratitude Ritual

With Lammas falling at the beginning of August it is a wonderful time to perform a gratitude ritual. We are celebrating the first of the fall harvests (followed by Mabon, then Samhain) and it is time to give thanks for the abundance in our life. Be sure to check >>HERE<< for the exact time of the Sun’s transition at 15° […]

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Lammas

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Lammas

Lammas (or “Loaf Mass”) is the first of the fall harvest festivals and celebrates the grain harvest. Also known as Lughnasadh it falls halfway between the summer solstice and autumn equinox. Ancient customs became passed down and Christianized through the centuries, but the focus remains the same: a celebration of the first harvest and the abundance of the season. This […]

The Wheel of the Year: Lammas or Lughnasadh

The Wheel of the Year: Lammas or Lughnasadh

Lammas occurs in the beginning of August and is regarded as the first of the three Harvest festivals. This is the Sabbat when we gather and give thanks for the first corn or grain of the season, which includes all cereal crops such as wheat, barley, rye, and oats. ‘Lammas’ is taken from “loaf mass” and honors the first loaf […]