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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

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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

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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

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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

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First High Day: Imbolc

With the first stirrings of Spring in the Northern hemisphere, we celebrate the festival of Imbolc, one of the eight High Days celebrated by ADF. Usually held around 1-2 February, it occurs midway between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. 393 more words

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On Lughnasadh

Also called Calan Elfed, this festival marks the beginning of the harvests, the first of the three harvest festivals. In some parts of the world, like the UK, autumn may indeed start to be felt. 211 more words

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