LADY DAY: THE VERNAL EQUINOX

by Mike Nichols http://www.witchessabbats.com Now comes the vernal equinox, and the season of spring reaches its apex, halfway through its journey from Candlemas to Beltane. Once again, night and day stand in perfect balance, with the powers of light on the ascendancy. The God of Light now wins a victory over his twin, the God … Continue reading LADY DAY: THE VERNAL EQUINOX

Blessed Beltane

Beltane is the last of the three spring fertility festivals, the others being Imbolc and Ostara. Beltane is the second principal Celtic festival (the other being Samhain). Celebrated approximately halfway between Vernal (spring) equinox and the midsummer (Summer Solstice). Beltane traditionally marked the arrival if summer in ancient times. At Beltane, the Pleiades star cluster … Continue reading Blessed Beltane