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  • Beltane/May Day

    Beltane/May Day

    An excerpt from my book – Another Spring – to guide and inspire you in your Beltane/May Day celebrations. Also known as May Day, Beltane is halfway between Spring (Vernal) Equinox and Summer Solstice, and often thought of as the beginning of Summer in the old religion. You may be more familiar with traditional image…

  • Ostara – Another Spring: Death & Rebirth

    Ostara – Another Spring: Death & Rebirth

    A simple “death & rebirth” ritual you can do this season to release what no longer serves you, and to welcome in something new. If you feel ready to let go of a person, relationship, stage of life, fantasy, or habit, Ostara is the perfect time of year for a ritual. Remember, rituals are how…

  • What is Imbolc?

    What is Imbolc?

    “Dear Ms. Terry, What exactly is Imbolc? Curious, Esther” Dear Esther, Imbolc (pronounced em-bulk) is February 1st this year. In Celtic spirituality, Imbolc is about halfway between Winter Solstice/Yule (December 21st) and Spring Equinox/Ostara (March 19th). It is an important celebration of Brigid, the Celtic goddess of fertility, waterways, fire and smithwork. If you want to…