Tag Archives: Sun

Sunflower Lore

COMMON NAME: sunflower GENUS: Helianthus SPECIES: H. annuus-grown for seed and flower FAMILY: Compositae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: annual DESCRIPTION: Characterized by its height and size of the flower, the sunflower has earned a welcome place in the summer garden. Many varieties on the market now offer diversity in color {even a white sunflower!}, size of the flower, and plant height. Dwarf plants grow only

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Sun Moves Into Scorpio: October 24, 2017

This week brings some shifts in energies as the Sun moves into Scorpio, beginning the Scorpio season of darkness, myth and magic.  With the mind already processing the inner workings of the psyche now that Mercury is in Scorpio, and Jupiter’s entry into Scorpio squeezes out the nasty secrets in the entertainment business as well as the political realm (both

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The Sabbat Festival of Mabon

Mabon – The Fire Festival Date: Fall Equinox Important Elements: Bringing in the last harvest, honoring the dead, the production of wine, preparing for winter Related Holiday(s): Alban Elfed, Meán Fómhair Colors: Brown, Green, Orange, Russet, Indigo, Gold Symbols: Autumn Flowers, fallen leaves, acorns, corn, wheat sheaves, Owl, Salmon Related Deities: Mabon, Holly King What Is the Sabbat Mabon? The Sabbat festival

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Intentions During The New Moon & What It Means When Your Birthday Falls On The New Moon Or Full Moon

The new moon is an astrological occurrence that happens once every month. During the cycle of the new moon, we use this powerful time to add force to what we desire in our lives. Through the brilliance of astrologer, Jan Spiller, and her book, New Moon Astrology: Using New Moon Power Days to Change and Revitalize Your Life, I have had

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The Longest Day {June 21st, 2017}

June 21st Also was known as Litha, Feill-Sheathain, Jani, Alban Hefin, Juhannus, Midsommarafton, Saint John’s Eve. “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” — Maori proverb The Longest Day The day of the Summer Solstice marks the longest hours of daylight for that year. It is the polarized opposite of the Winter Solstice which occurs

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