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In the general neoPagan community people - not everyone - who work with animal spirit guides talk about Animal Totems.
Purists will tell you that that's kind of a misnomer. Totems are not really spirit guides and spirit guides are not really totems.
Where do YOU stand on this immense question??
Well, I'm here to untangle the whole mess and by the time we're finished we'll all know what really is…Continue
After we Give Thanks to the Earth, we're going to look at Earth Magick; specifically the Element of Earth - what that's meant since ancient times and what it means in ceremonial magick today. And we'll look at the tradtions of Gnomes, the Fay and Lay Lines.
And since we're celebrating The Earth, we'll celebrate the Earth Mother and specifically the Goddess Gaia.
And just to liven up the soup - Salt!
And we'll finish up with an Earth Meditation…Continue
They say that February was made the shortest month because everybody wants it to be OVER WITH!
But February is one of the most primordial months. It's all about extremes. And, like the sabbat Imbolc, it's just as much about Fire as it is about Ice.
In the Norse Tradition, Fire and Ice are the Primordial elements that formed to create our world. So this is a good time to think a bit about the Nordic Tradition; just what is and what it means.
We're at the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Perfectly natural to want to jump up and down and start acting like Spring is Here! Folly, pure folly! Watch out if the weather is fine on Imbolc - you might find yourself shoveling the driveway on Eostara!
But before that, let's take some time to honor the Goddess Brigid, the Triple Goddess of Poetry, Healing and Smithcrafting.
And we'll enjoy some Tres Leches cake…Continue