Beltane Magickal Tip – As the veil thins, remember to leave out an offering for the Seelie Court.
Beltane Magickal Tip – In olden customs, the bale fire was lit. The participants of the celebration were encouraged to jump the bale fire for luck and fertility.
Beltane Magickal Tip – Living waters, as from dews, streams, and the ocean is collected as a basis for healing drinks and potions for the year to come.
Ostara Magickal Tip – Ostara is the time for rituals and spells for new beginnings.
Imbolc Magickal Tip – During Imbolc Rituals, it is customary to pour milk or cream onto the earth as an offering to spring.
Imbolc Magickal Tip – Harvesting of any kind, including picking flowers, was thought to bring bad luck for the coming year.
Imbolc Magickal Tip – It is time for spring cleaning. Time to get rid of the old to make way for the new.
With Ostara quickly coming up on us, I thought I would write a brief overview about this holiday. First, let me say that I personally found the change from the standard holidays to the pagan ones was the hardest part of the transition of my faith. I was always pagan and just did not know it. Continue reading “Ostara: Overview for Beginners”