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Bealtaine - My seventh High Day

Bealtaine, or in the modern spelling, Beltane, is another of the four great Celtic festivals. To some neopagans it is synonymous with sex and fertility, and to others it highlights the start of summer. 106 more words

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Ostara - My sixth High Day

Ostara, also known as the Vernal or Spring Equinox is the other high day marking when night and day are the same length. It is a time of balance, similar to Mabon. 96 more words

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Imbolc - My fifth High Day

Imbolc heralds the coming of spring. It is another of the main festivals in the Celtic hearth culture and is associated with Brid, the Irish goddess of smithing, poetry, and flame. 106 more words

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Yule - My fourth High Day

Yule marks the longest night. After it passes, the days begin to grow longer again as the sun returns. In the Celtic hearth culture, it is known as Midwinter: a season beginning with Samhain and ending with Imbolc. 115 more words

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Samhain - My third High Day

Samhain is sometimes considered the quintessential neopagan holiday. Some consider it to be the witches’ new year, and it is a time when the veil between the worlds is at its thinnest. 132 more words

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A Poem for Beltane

Well, I’m a day late and a dollar short (four days, really, and let’s not get into the money), but here’s a poem I composed for Beltane. 187 more words

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Arbor Day

Daddy Boy set up a man date with fellow tree climbers to celebrate Arbor Day. ¬†Then he called some clients and asked if he could borrow their state champion walnut tree to “play” in. ¬† 241 more words

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