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Friday Favorites - Come Ostara!

March is here; our mountain snow is too shallow and the East’s street-snow is too deep.  But spring is coming and with it the custom I long ago began — the Ostara Tree.   410 more words

Paganism & Rationalism

Ostara Altar

We had a cozy little snow day, so I decided to make up the Ostara altar for the coming holiday.

I opted to forgo the softer, traditional pastels this year and I used this more saturated palette of bolder hues.  114 more words

Wicca

March Full Moon Esbat 2015

Tonight the Full Moon was very yellow, with a strong yellow halo – it reminded me of the Sun. I thought this was a good omen, as tonight I decided to honour Amaterasu Omikami, the Shinto Sun Goddess, among the three other Goddesses I offered prayers to tonight. 276 more words

Paganism

Thursday Throwdown - No Jiggles Required

It has been one of those weeks where chewing through the leather straps for freedom would be a waste of time.  Harrumph!

Nonetheless, hoping this won’t be the fourth Monday-like day of the week — I crafted. 314 more words

Hobbies & Householding

My limoncello recipe: With time to make it for Ostara

I posted this last year, and people seemed excited about trying their hand at making their own limoncello.  So why not re-post for those who’s like to try some liquid sunshine this Ostara? 742 more words

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Ostara Meditation: Into the Labyrinth

The Spring Equinox, a Total Solar Eclipse, and a New Moon all occur on the 20th of March this year. We shift from dreams to action with the transition of the sun from Pisces to Aries. 888 more words

Wicca

Vernal Equinox Crafts

What would a holiday be without crafts?  I’m going to post crafts pertaining to the equinox, Easter and Ostara just to make it all well-rounded :)  First I’m going to focus on a couple of crafts I found pertaining to spring. 144 more words

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