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Third High Day recap: Beltane

This Beltane was the first High Day that I did not celebrate with formal, ADF style, ritual. This is because I was on holiday in Norway over the May Bank Holiday weekend. 291 more words


Third High Day: Beltane

The “cross quarter” day of Beltane occurs on or around 1 May, in line with the folk tradition of May Day which is still celebrated throughout Britain and Europe with May fairs and the crowning of May Queens. 509 more words


Tomorrow's No Ordinary Friday

April 10, 2015—Looks like an ordinary Friday.  But actually it’s a day full of incredible history and meaning.

On this day in 1447 BC, or close to it, the Israelites walked through the Red Sea dry shod.  432 more words

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Second High Day recap: Spring Equinox

The sky was too cloudy to see the Solar Eclipse, but as the day brightened up later it started to feel like Spring at last, as I celebrated the Equinox with a small Druid ritual. 423 more words


Second High Day: Spring Equinox

The Spring Equinox occurs around 20/21 March and marks the point when day and night are of equal length. The word equinox comes from the Latin for “equal night”. 406 more words


First High Day Recap: Imbolc

For Imbolc, I did a ritual at my home shrine. I set up an ADF “triple Hallows” of fire, well and tree (a rather sad-looking ficus that needs re-potting…I hope to replace with a hardy Chinese elm soon), and added extra candles for light and for my main “working” part of the rite. 299 more words


ADF Homework: High Day Essays

Section 2: High Day Essay – Imbolc

Imbolc is also called Saint Brigid’s Day by the Irish. As Saint Brigid’s day, this holiday specifically pays homage to the Irish goddess Brigid, who has been associated with Fire, Healing, Poetry, Smithcraft, Creativity, and Fertility, as well as being considered a Warrior Goddess. 279 more words