The Autumn cross-quarter or “Summer Thermstice” is celebrated on August 1 as Lughnasadh/Lammas/Lunasa. This is the hottest time of the year in many places in the Northern Hemisphere. Lammas thus celebrates the heat of the summer, and with it, productivity, vacations, and the early harvest – as well as the returning darkness. Its opposite, Imbolc, is celebrated in the Southern Hemisphere.Read More
The Summer Solstice approaches! Ready?
The Summer Solstice is known in Contemporary Neo-Paganism as Litha or Midsummer. Neo-Pagan mythology often marks this as the moment the sun god meets his death, though sometimes that event is reserved for the cross-quarter in August or the autumnal equinox in September. A bunch of ritual and celebrations ideas can be found here……Read More
In Deep Time, early spring can match the time from the first animals to the diversification of life in the Cambrian. And what forms! Though many of the basic animals we are familiar with were just a glint in a simple…Read More
Has it awoken your senses as it has mine? Is the returning light stirring you too from winter’s slumber?Read More