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Historical and archaeological evidence suggests ancient pagan and polytheist peoples varied in their cultural observations; Anglo-Saxons celebrated the solstices and equinoxes, while Celts celebrated the seasonal divisions with various fire festivals. In the tenth century Cormac Mac Cárthaigh wrote about "four great fires...lighted up on the four great festivals of the Druids...in February, May, August, and November."

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IMBOLC Hundreds of years ago, when our ancestors relied upon the sun as their only source of light, the end of winter was met with much celebration. Although it is still cold in February, often the sun shines brightly above us, and the skies are…

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Winter Goddess

 Winter whispers, "It's time to sleep"Internal voyage; dark corners; deepNesting spot, in dreams, we restTwo-edged sword; a spirited testEarth's axis tilts toward the sunRipples, light in darkness; punGoodnight, world; soon to wakeOld worn patterns,…

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The Wheel of the Year is an annual cycle of seasonal festivals, observed by many modern Pagans, consisting of the year's chief solar events (solstices and equinoxes) and the midpoints between them.

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Litha/Summer Solstice June 21st.

Here we are at Midsummer, we have arrived at the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The Goddess is now full and pregnant with Child, and the…

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