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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

Archetype Characteristics

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

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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

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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

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Blessed Yule

Have a wonderful, blessed Yule, everyone <3

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Night of the Blessed Holly King

Night of the Blessed Holly King

Come, come, children; 
huddle back to the 
warmth of fire and
smell of sweets 

Come, come, children;
gather before the king… 199 more words

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