Every year from October 31st to November 2nd, several holidays span different religions and ethnicities.
The Wiccan faith involves a lot of symbolism and practitioners use a variety of tools to enhance their rituals and spell work. These tools become like an extension of the self and a way to connect directly with spirit. Choosing the right implements is very important and serves to enhance the experiences of ritual practice. […]
Halloween’s Roots in Paganism
Modern day Halloween is a mishmash of many customs from throughout the world, but it has its deepest roots in ancient Celtic Pagan tradition. Samhain, meaning “Summers end”, makes up one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals and is celebrated from sunset on October to sunset the following day. This point is midway between Autumn […]
Chalices are a form of goblet or cup used in many religious rites and ceremonies throughout the world. They range from plain vessels to exquisite works of art, with ornate detailing and even embellishments of jewels and other items. Chalices are highly symbolic, and have a long history in a variety of traditions, from ancient […]
Ostara and Spring Equinox
Ostara is a celebration that marks the arrival of Spring. During this time, the Earth starts to make changes in preparation for the growing season ahead. The ground becomes warmer, the first signs of new life begin to emerge from the soil; buds may even form on some trees. Ostara is the ancient Pagan holiday […]