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  • The Serpent's Kiss: Beltane's Fire - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    We stand at another season and another turn of the Great Solar Wheel. We gather in the fertile space of circle greenery anchored well with phallic maypole standing tall. We dance around the potent fires of Beltane celebrating the ... Posted: April 28th. 2013   Views: 4,594   - [ Full Article ]

  • Back to Basics: Imbolc - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Imbolc is here! The Witch’s Wheel has turned another notch and we welcome the opportunity to turn the heat up, step into the warmth of home and hearth and connect more deeply to those growing fires that are preparing the way for t ... Posted: February 1st. 2015   Views: 4,515   - [ Full Article ]

  • Parting the Veils of Beltane's Quickening - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The Great Wheel of the Witch’s year has turned once more and we find ourselves held within the magick of creation itself. The Sabbat of Beltane celebrates the sacred union of the God and Goddess and the potential for new life that ... Posted: April 30th. 2017   Views: 4,224   - [ Full Article ]

  • Yule-Tide Reflections - Alfred Willowhawk, DMsc, MS, Shamanic Practitioner [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As the Sun King has returned I think on all that has happened the past solar year. It has been a year of much change for many others and me. Some apparently positive and some apparently negative. Of course as a Warrior of the New ... Posted: December 9th. 2016   Views: 4,139   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Lover's Flame-Beltane - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The air is warm and sweet. Life is budding all around and May flowers stretch across a field of freshly paint greenery, the faint scent of their perfume on gentle warm breeze. My heart beats rapidly in anticipation and I look out ... Posted: May 4th. 2014   Views: 4,130   - [ Full Article ]

  • Ode to Ostara - Morgan Ravenwood

    I really feel sorry for those who complain that their lives seem to pass in a blur. One minute it's winter, the next it's summer, and so many people never seem to mark the changing of the seasons until the day they look in the mir ... Posted: March 17th. 2013   Views: 4,004   - [ Full Article ]

  • Gaia's Mantle:The Greening of the Earth - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As Spring approaches and we find ourselves at another turn of the Great Wheel, opportunity abounds for making deeper connection to the natural world and Gaia’s greening of it. Gaia is seen as the maiden offering the promise of new ... Posted: March 24th. 2013   Views: 3,880   - [ Full Article ]

  • Beltane and Samhain: Reflections of Life and Death - Kissing Wind Mabigonia Thriceborn

    As the Sabbats come to us in the planet's orbital spin, light and darkness, male and female on opposing sides that work in tandem we must pause to reflect each of them in their times, and in their reflections. For Beltane and Samh ... Posted: October 13th. 2013   Views: 3,814   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Maiden's Breath: The Vernal Equinox - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The Illuminated Wheel of the Witch’s Year glows brightly with the promise of Spring and the call to balance with the germinating of new life. The time of the Vernal Equinox is at hand and the Goddess as Maiden breathes out the exh ... Posted: March 16th. 2014   Views: 3,622   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Light of the Harvest: Lammas - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    We come to the fields of the Earth Mother and ask that she offer up her bounty that we may be fed. What was quickened and newly birthed at Imbolc is ready to be taken in willing sacrifice as the cycle of quickening and cutting awa ... Posted: August 3rd. 2014   Views: 3,609   - [ Full Article ]

  • Flashbrewing: Traditional Yule Ginger Beer/Ale - Treasach [Witchvox Sponsor]

    We didn't have quite enough handmade goodies last year for Yule, so I felt it was necessary to whip something up. I had a bunch of fresh, organic ginger that I couldn't use all of before it dried out, which inspired me to toss tog ... Posted: December 22nd. 2013   Views: 3,592   - [ Full Article ]

  • Ole Old-As-The-Hills (A Yule Story) - Merideth Allyn

    Once upon a time when the truth was a lie and lies were all truth, this late December day was frigid. And, after a long, hard rain that froze everything to a glistening wonderland, eight inches of snow came, with more to follow if ... Posted: January 22nd. 2016   Views: 3,538   - [ Full Article ]

  • Anthesteria, the Hellenic "Samhain" - Alorer

    No, it isn't truly the Samhain of the Greeks. However, both festivals deal with the dead, the ghosts of the deceased roaming the earth during those days and in general, death and the coming of rebirth. The two festivals al ... Posted: October 30th. 2011   Views: 3,502   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Hermit's Light: Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The Great Wheel has turned once again and we find ourselves at the place of the Autumnal Equinox. The Equinoxes astronomically mark a point when the North and South poles of the Earth are neither tilted away nor towards the Sun. T ... Posted: September 21st. 2014   Views: 3,420   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Gift of Yule: An Illuminated Wheel - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The night is cold and I stand facing the darkness; thick and almost opaque in its veiling. I think on all that has brought me to this point of the Great Wheel and call to myself the memories of lessons learned and shadowy place ... Posted: December 22nd. 2013   Views: 3,313   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Quickening Wheel: Imbolc - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The Wheel turns and continuing its cycle of Waxing Light all of life silently waits to feel the potency of sun drenched soil and quickened seeds. Traditionally, the season of Imbolc is honored as the time of nourishment from milk- ... Posted: February 2nd. 2014   Views: 3,142   - [ Full Article ]

  • Observations for a MidSummer's Eve - Bran th' Blessed

    The old ones knew only two seasons: the cold winter when animals had to be sheltered and food stores fostered until the first thaw, and the warm summer when the animals could be put out to pasture and the fields could be planted—w ... Posted: June 7th. 2015   Views: 3,086   - [ Full Article ]

  • Mother's Flowering-The Summer Solstice - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The night is warm and I stand facing the lingering light, thick and strong in its final hold. I think on all that has brought me to this point of the Great Wheel and call to myself the memories of lessons learned and places filled ... Posted: June 22nd. 2014   Views: 2,862   - [ Full Article ]

  • Are Holiday Decorations and Spending A Cloak for Guilt? - Rhiannon Keneally

    When I see decorations for Yule well before Samhain, I’m always frustrated because each year the stores push harder and harder for your hard earned money when it’s not necessary. Each year we spend millions on decorations, cards, ... Posted: November 26th. 2006   Views: 2,731   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Meeting at the Crossroads-Samhain - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The Great Wheel has turned once again and the last of the Three Harvests and final turning before the cycle of renewal begins at Yule is at hand. We move from the space of balance exacted at the time of the Autumnal Equinox and on ... Posted: September 30th. 2015   Views: 1,950   - [ Full Article ]

  • Reconsidering a Historical Eostre - PanSpiritus

    “A red light breaks over the horizon. Slowly and surely, a golden shaft creeps over the hills, with a quivering wind at its footsteps. The goddess of dawn arouses the hills by breathing life into it. It is as though the world was ... Posted: March 25th. 2007   Views: 1,682   - [ Full Article ]

  • A Samhain Selfie - Janice Van Cleve

    At Samhain the veil is very thin in more ways than one and between more than two worlds. It seems that at no other time is the existence of parallel universes more obvious. One world focuses on scary stuff – zombies and horror mov ... Posted: September 30th. 2015   Views: 1,559   - [ Full Article ]

  • New Years' Resolutions for Witches - Peg Aloi [Witchvox Sponsor]

    New Years' Resolutions for Witches:The Next Hundred Years by Peg Aloi (Boston, Mass.) Email: [Witchvox Staff Page Link] ... Posted: January 1st. 2000   Views: 14,315   - [ Full Article ]

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  • We Want them Back! (A Pagan View of the Holidays) - Bluehawk

    We Want Them Back! (A Pagan View of the Holidays) Delivered at the Vespers Service, 12/7/05Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta My friends, I have recently been musing about how all the old Pagan ... Posted: December 18th. 2005   Views: 27,024   - [ Full Article ]

  • Turning The Wheel By Choice - Janice Van Cleve

    Bills! Meetings! Work! Birthday! Dentist! Insurance! Car repair! Laundry! More bills! Our lives seem to be a rat race from one priority to another. There are the daily hassles of commuting, personal hygiene, and fixing dinner. The ... Posted: January 20th. 2008   Views: 7,263   - [ Full Article ]

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