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Summer Solstice Blessings

We honor this time of year for the blessings of Mother Earth. The ancients, such as the Celts, Norse, and Druids held celebrations to honor the Sun god’s power to nurture and fertilize the soil. The fertile Goddess germinates the seeds in her womb and births new life into the world.  

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Second Harvest

Today is the Autumnal equinox or Mabon. On this day, just as on the Spring equinox, day and night are of equal length. We are moving into the darker part of the year. During this time,ancient civilizations have held spectacular festivals to bolster spirits as it appeared that the darkness was "winning". Darkness is not a bad thing. Without a little dark to balance the light, crops would die,as the earth overheated. Spiritually, the darkness is what we must face to heal and make ourselves whole. It is a place where our lessons live and where we rest when we are tired. Mabon is the second of three harvest festivals. What seeds are you harvesting from the past year? How...

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