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Paganism

GAIA SPEAKS: Ritual

Awaken, beloved child of mine! Daughter of Earth, Son of the Sun. Open your eyes to the East and greet the rising light. Open your breath Expand your heart in gratitude‚Ķ For you are reborn, Each day, Anew. Awaken to the throb of life within you, To the beat of your heart. Your dreams as […]

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Herbalism Paganism

A History of Beltane: How Modern-Day Pagans Celebrate

Beltane has a long been celebrated due to its association with fertility and the success of agrarian cultures. In the northern hemisphere it is celebrated on May 1st (October 31st in the Southern hemisphere). It marks the halfway point between the Spring Equinox (Ostara) and the Summer Solstice (Midsummer).

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Paganism

Building a Beltane Altar

Beltane is a time when many things can grow. Not only do we plant seeds in the earth, but in our hearts and souls as well. We dig deep to discover what crops we wish to grow in the coming seasons. Keeping this in mind, we begin selecting altar pieces and offerings. Being a mixed […]