Vegan Recipe Roundup for Imbolc

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Imbolc

Imbolc (im’-molk) is a fire festival that takes place between the Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox, falling on the secular calendar date of February 1st and astrologically when the Sun reaches the mid-point of Aquarius (or 15º) which will be Friday, February 3 in 2023. As a “Greater Sabbat,” it falls during the peak of a season, in this case, […]

The Wheel of the Year: Imbolc

The Wheel of the Year: Imbolc

Imbolc, or Candlemas, also known as Brigantia, is celebrated at the beginning of February. This festival is known as the Feast of Light or the Feast of Pan. More ancient still, it is the celebration of the Goddess recovering from giving birth to the New Year’s Sun God, coming as it does six weeks after the Winter Solstice. Here in the […]

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Yule

Vegan Recipe Roundup for Yule

Yule is such a wonderful time for getting in the kitchen and exploring new recipes. As the dark half of the year relinquishes to the light half we celebrate the longest night of the year surrounded by the comforts of home and our loved ones. This is the greatest blessing of all, and if you are fortunate enough to have […]

The Wheel of the Year: Yule

The Wheel of the Year: Yule

Yule (also known as Winter Solstice) is celebrated on the shortest day and longest night of the year here in the Northern Hemisphere. This is the balance of the Summer Solstice held around June 21st. This is the Sabbat of the rebirth of the Sun God, who will steadily grow in strength and influence towards the Midsummer peak. Yule is […]

Sacred Self-Care in the Winter Season

Sacred Self-Care in the Winter Season

Winter is the season of rest and reflection but also a time when we are expected to gather with our loved ones to celebrate. These two ideas do not need to be mutually exclusive but rather they serve as a counter-balance to each other. The Winter Solstice marks the space between the ending and the beginning. The darkest night of […]

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 […]

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 […]