Jan 302012
 
Imbolc




Imbolc Ritual Celebrated February 2. Imbolc is also known as Candlemas, Imbolg, Brigit’s Day, Feast of Brighid, Lupercus, The Festival of Lights, and the Feast of the Virgin. Imbolc is the festival of the lactating sheep. It is derived from the Gaelic word “oimelc” which means “ewes milk”. Herd animals have either given birth to [Read more…]







Jan 302012
 




This is an introduction to the Wheel of the Year cycle composed of the eight Wiccan solar holidays, known as Sabbats. Yule (Winter Solstice, circa December 21) is the shortest day of the year. The Goddess gives birth to her Son, the God. Since the God is symbolized by the Sun, this marks the point [Read more…]







Jan 302012
 




Celebrating the Sabbats can easily be done as a solitary, because celebrating doesn’t have to be extravagant and complicated. The spirit of it is the most important thing. Start out simply. In this way, you can build up your own special holiday traditions. Having simple celebrations also is courteous to people you may live with [Read more…]







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