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Time passes quickly

Time has flown by since my last post on Halloween, two days from now we will be celebrating Thanksgiving and before we know it Yule and Christmas will be upon us and in a blink of the eye we will be starting a whole new year. 373 more words

Stitching update

Here is a peek at the Holly King Hand Embroidery piece I am working on, I decided to crayon tint the piece like I did for one of the Greenman blocks. 57 more words

Honoring the Father

Summer Solstice, The Oak King and Father’s Day, Oh my!

Sunday is a full day as we celebrate our Dad’s and build fires to the Sun King – usually in the form of a backyard barbecue. 593 more words

Archetypes In Real Life

Litha - Summer Solstice

In a few short weeks the summer solstice will be upon us. At this time the sun appears to stand still in the sky and we have reached the longest day and shortest night. 337 more words

Pagan Traditions

Still of the Sun

A time of gathering has begun
Seasons change at the still of the sun
The Oak King bows down to the ground
The Holly King arises fully crowned



Book Review: The Fall of the Kings, by Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman

I first learned of Ellen Kushner’s work through her radio show “Sound and Spirit,” on WBGH. Grounded in the songs and stories of cultures throughout the world, her show explored the spiritual and religious traditions and themes that transcend divides of politics and dogma. 231 more words


Yule Blessings!

Yule, the Winter Solstice. Meteorlogically, winter started on December 1st. Solarly, it began on Mabon, at the Autumn Equinox. By the time we are at Yule, we have been in the Meteorlogical winter for 20 days and the Solar winter for about three months. 99 more words