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The Virgin Mary and Equality

Candlemas has really got me thinking this year.  Yes I know it has now passed, however due to a series of events I have found myself pondering on the events we remember on 2nd February a lot over the past couple of weeks, or maybe I should say used to remember. 1,518 more words

Religious Thoughts

Spell Casting February 8 - 14, 2016

Spell Casting February 8 – 14, 2016 gives you the optimal time to do specific spells and activities

Major energy available for new business, investments, and planning or planting a garden. 359 more words

Magickal And Spiritual Living

to every thing there is a season

We’ve had plenty of grey and wet weather recently, but very little that has been really wintery. On Tuesday afternoon it was utterly glorious, so I sneaked out for a walk in the park. 433 more words

Writing And Writers

The Goddess Mokosh by Laura Shannon

Candlemas / Imbolc, the midway point between the winter solstice and spring equinox brings with it (in the northern hemisphere) the first signs of awakening spring. 1,079 more words


Candlemas with activities and reflection in Dry Drayton

At Candlemas – 31st January – we held just three services across the 11 Lordsbridge villages instead of the usual 10 or so.  We gave people the choice of where to go – to ‘worship with friends or to make new ones’.  113 more words

Dry Drayton


Candlemas has arrived. I have been working on heart shaped candles that I am going to send out to friends and family for Valentine’s Day. When I started the craft I thought I would be able to have my children in on it but realized right away that getting the wick to stand upright was tricky and I needed my husband to step in. 194 more words



‘The Snowdrop, in purest white array, First rears her head on Candlemas day’

Folklore, an Old Rhyme

Today is Candlemas, inextricably tied up with snowdrops in my head – one of my favourite flowers. 938 more words

Tales Of Long Ago